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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.06
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score3.04
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.io
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseExasolCirconus LLC.
Initial release199920002017
Current release7.1, July 2017V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsyes, in Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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AltibaseEXASOLIRONdb
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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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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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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