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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. dBASE vs. GridGain vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.dbase.comwww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAltibaseAsthon TateGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release1999197920071984
Current release7.1, July 2017dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes (replicated cache)
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDyes, on a single node
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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AltibasedBASEGridGainOracle Rdb
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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