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DBMS > Altibase vs. FatDB vs. Spark SQL vs. XTDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. FatDB vs. Spark SQL vs. XTDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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.Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queriesHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#181  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score23.72
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#47  Document stores
Score3.52
Rank#97  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comspark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
www.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlxtdb.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAltibaseFatCloudApache Software FoundationJuxt Ltd.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release19992012201420192017
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.3.0, June 20221.19, September 20212.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#ScalaClojureC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
WindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, extensible-data-notation formatyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92no infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like DML and DDL statementslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calciteyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#Java
Python
R
Scala
Clojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infovia applicationsnonoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark CorenoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornoneyes, each node contains all dataBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDByes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseFatDBSpark SQLXTDB infoformerly named CruxYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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