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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.10
Rank#141  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#118  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#110  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasepingcap.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdpingcap.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationPingCAP, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1999201320161998
Current release7.1, July 2017155853.0.0, 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 infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesnoPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseAxibaseTiDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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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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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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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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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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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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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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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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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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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 Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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