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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. FatDB vs. GridDB vs. TimesTen

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#192  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comgriddb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.griddb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseFatCloudToshiba CorporationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1999201220131998
Current release7.1, July 20174.5, June 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C#C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
WindowsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92no infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infovia applicationsnoPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseFatDBGridDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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GitHub trending repository
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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