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

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  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 RDBMSFaunaDB provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comfauna.comravendb.net
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.fauna.comravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseFauna, Inc.Hypertable Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release1999201420092010
Current release7.1, July 20170.9.8.11, March 20164.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ScalaC++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonono
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 indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID, 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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AltibaseFaunaDBHypertableRavenDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Flexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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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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Native GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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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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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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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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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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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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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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