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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Drizzle vs. FaunaDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Memgraph

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeGraph DBMS
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Score1.12
Rank#142  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#103  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitealtibase.comfauna.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablememgraph.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsfauna.com/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperAltibaseDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFauna, Inc.GoogleMemgraph Ltd
Initial release19992008201420152017
Current release7.1, July 20177.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialcommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infowith proprietary extensionsnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBCRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MasterlessInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users, roles and permissions
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Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Serverless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Document-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Modern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 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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