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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. GridDB vs. HBase vs. TimesTen

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.45
Rank#139  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#199  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score49.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.27
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegriddb.nethbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.griddb.nethbase.apache.orgdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationToshiba CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19992013201320081998
Current release7.1, July 2017155854.5, June 20202.2.0, June 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavaPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID at container levelSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseAxibaseGridDBHBaseTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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GitHub trending repository
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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