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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. MemSQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score4.89
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score4.49
Rank#70  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comcloud.google.com/­datastorewww.memsql.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualscloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperAltibaseGoogleMemSQL Inc.
Initial release199920082013
Current release7.1, July 20176.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, details hereyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query language (GQL)yes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsusing Google App Engineyes
TriggersyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-Master replication using PaxosMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseGoogle Cloud DatastoreMemSQL
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 8 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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