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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.20
Rank#157  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.esgyn.cnwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.timescale.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAltibaseEsgynInterSystemsTimescale
Initial release1999201520182017
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, JavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP 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++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsJava Stored Proceduresyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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 integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseEsgynDBInterSystems IRISTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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