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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Citus
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|Name||Altibase Xexclude from comparison||Citus Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||An enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMS||Scalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQL|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Current release||v22.214.171.124.3, March 2021||8.1, December 2018|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial Open source edition discontinued with March 2023||Open Source AGPL, commercial license also available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||AIX|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML type available, but no XML query functionality|
|SQL Support of SQL||ANSI SQL-92||yes standard, with numerous extensions|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||stored procedures and stored functions||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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