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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Cloudant

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score1.45
Rank#139  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#83  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comcloudant.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperAltibaseIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release19992010
Current release7.1, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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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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