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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EsgynDB vs. HarperDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA DBMS for IoT projects, analytical and transactional use cases , runnable on IoT devices and in the cloud, in distributed and replicated environmentsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.44
Rank#145  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#265  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#235  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score552.23
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comesgyn.comharperdb.iowww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsesgyn.com/­developersdocs.harperdb.iowww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseEsgynHarperDBPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release1999201520171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release7.1, July 201713.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++, JavaNode.jsC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsJava Stored Proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseEsgynDBHarperDBPostgreSQL
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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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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