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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. HBase vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.12
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score44.07
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comhbase.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualshbase.apache.orgdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetInterSystems
Initial release199920082018
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212.3.4, January 20212020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibledepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACyes
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AltibaseHBaseInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Apache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Apple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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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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Apache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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