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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Elasticsearch vs. Hypertable vs. RavenDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineWide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score150.50
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchravendb.net
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseElasticHypertable Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release1999201020092010
Current release7.1, July 20177.8.0, June 20200.9.8.11, March 20164.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.RavenDB Cloud: Deploy a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes on AWS, Azure, and GCP. Enjoy a globally distributed cluster with enterprise-grade security and reduce cloud storage costs by 50% with Native data compression.
Implementation languageC++JavaC++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
C++ API
Thrift
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesnoyes
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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AltibaseElasticsearchHypertableRavenDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Elasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Open source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Enterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Public as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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