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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Datomic vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Solr

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.56
Rank#142  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score2.92
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score3.72
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score6.49
Rank#60  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score51.24
Rank#21  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comwww.datomic.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAltibaseCognitectFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release19992012201319922006
Current release7.1, July 20170.9.5951, July 20196.14.5, November 202017, July 20158.7.0, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ClojureC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Clojure
Java
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJava plugins
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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AltibaseDatomicRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSolr
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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