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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EsgynDB vs. EXASOL vs. Kdb+ vs. Snowflake

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.High performance Time Series DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#266  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comesgyn.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productskx.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsesgyn.com/­developerswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcescode.kx.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAltibaseEsgynExasolKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release1999201520002000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032014
Current release7.1, July 20173.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, Javaq
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesyesSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyesyes infowith viewsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoHadoop integrationno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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AltibaseEsgynDBEXASOLKdb+Snowflake
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Capabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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EsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Ideally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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EsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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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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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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