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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. OpenEdge vs. TimesTen

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesApplication development environment with integrated database management systemIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#159  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#256  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationIBMProgress Software CorporationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19992013201719841998
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021155852.0OpenEdge 12.2, March 202011 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 paidcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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, stringyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infoclose to SQL 92yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesyesyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationActive-active shard replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes 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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseAxibaseIBM Db2 Event StoreOpenEdgeTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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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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