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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BoltDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSAn embedded key-value store for Go.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAltibaseFacebook, Inc.
Initial release199920132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release7.1, July 201710 R1, October 20186.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++GoCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID infoMVCCyes
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AltibaseBoltDBPostgres-XLRocksDB
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 8 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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