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

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHigh-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 dataA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
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
Score1.59
Rank#128  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productskx.comwww.snowflake.comwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcescode.kx.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmltechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperAltibaseExasolKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSnowflake Computing Inc.TmaxSoft
Initial release199920002000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320142003
Current release7.1, July 20173.6, May 20186, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++qC and Assembler
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.nonoyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like query language (q)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functionsPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersyesyesyes infowith viewsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningyeshorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
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 dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
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.yesyesyesnono infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlfine 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 authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseEXASOLKdb+SnowflakeTibero
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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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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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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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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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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