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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Graphite vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.37
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score6.59
Rank#63  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsgraphite.readthedocs.iocloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAltibaseChris DavisIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release199920062010
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++PythonErlang
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Unix
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyno
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Sockets
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes infoOptimistic locking
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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