DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Altibase vs. Cloudant vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Cloudant vs. TimesTen

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.49
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score3.85
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score2.38
Rank#108  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comcloudant.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.cloudant.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release199920101998
Current release7.1, July 201711 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseCloudantTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
» more
The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
» more
Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
» more
TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
» more
Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
» more
TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
» more
Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
» more
Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
» more
Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
» more
TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
» more
Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AltibaseCloudantTimesTen
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

IN-MEMORY COMPUTING (IMC) MARKET 2020 KEY VENDORS ANALYSIS WITH INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES: IBM, ORACLE, SAP, ALTIBASE, GIGA SPACES, HAZELCAST, MICROSOFT| FORECAST REPORT TILL 2026
2 July 2020, Apsters News

Inmemory OLAP Database Market with Competitive Analysis, New Business Developments and Top Companies Altibase, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP SE, Exasol
24 June 2020, Morning Tick

In-memory Computing Market Outlook & Research Analysis Methodology Rising by Key Players like IBM, Microsoft, Altibase, Oracle, Hazelcast, SAP, ScaleOut Software
26 June 2020, 3rd Watch News

Altibase Is Chosen for MOIS's Public Safety LTE for its Reliability and Resilience
21 October 2019, PRNewswire

In-memory OLAP Database Market to Witness Astonishing Growth by 2025 | Altibase, IBM, Microsoft
23 June 2020, Cole of Duty

provided by Google News

Introducing IBM Cloudant on Transaction Engine: Cloud Native by Design
23 June 2020, DevOps.com

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

How to Trigger OpenWhisk Actions on Cloudant Databases Changes
27 July 2016, DZone News

IBM’s new CEO lays out his roadmap
5 May 2020, InfoWorld

IBM Research – Confidentiality and Governance of Cloud Services
24 April 2020, DevOps.com

provided by Google News

Business Insider
25 January 2012, Business Insider

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Database Specialist - Tatitlek Technologies, Inc.
The Tatitlek Corporation, Portsmouth, VA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Arangodb logo

One open-source engine for graph, document & search. Simplify your deployment
stack on Prem, in the cloud - Anywhere.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here