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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EJDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Snowflake

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#172  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comejdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAltibaseSoftmotionsGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release19992012201320142014
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++CGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
server-lessLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
in-process shared libraryHTTP API
JSON over UDP
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnononouser defined functions
TriggersyesnonoUsing read-only observersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple rights management via user accountsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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AltibaseEJDBInfluxDBLovefieldSnowflake
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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