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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. GridDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TimesTen

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 DataMicrosofts relational DBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score1075.87
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegriddb.netwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.griddb.netdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationToshiba CorporationMicrosoftOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19992013201319891998
Current release7.1, July 2017155854.5, June 2020SQL Server 2019, November 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 availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-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 jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID at container levelACIDACID
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 databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseAxibaseGridDBMicrosoft SQL ServerTimesTen
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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