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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. ClickHouse vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. TerarkDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.02
Rank#147  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#81  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score8.82
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#319  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comclickhouse.yandexwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsclickhouse.yandex/­docsdocs.datastax.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAltibaseYandex LLCDataStaxTerark
Initial release1999201620112016
Current release7.1, July 2017v19.13.3.26, August 20196.7, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnono
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 rights for users can be defined per objectno
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AltibaseClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Applications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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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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