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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. HBase vs. XAP

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasehbase.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdhbase.apache.orgdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1999201320082000
Current release7.1, July 2017155852.2.0, June 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringoptions 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.nononono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACRole-based access control
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AltibaseAxibaseHBaseXAP
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Apache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Apple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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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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Apache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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