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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Graphite vs. Ignite vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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 WhisperApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score606.56
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignite.apache.orgwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsgraphite.readthedocs.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseChris DavisApache Software FoundationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release1999200620151989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021Apache Ignite 2.614.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++PythonC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Sockets
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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