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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. CouchDB vs. Ignite vs. Impala

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Analytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.06
Rank#170  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score15.79
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comcouchdb.apache.orgignite.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stableapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerApache Software FoundationCloudera
Initial release1999200520152013
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.1.1, September 2020Apache Ignite 2.63.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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