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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. HBase vs. TimesTen vs. XAP

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comhbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualshbase.apache.orgdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1docs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1999200819982000
Current release7.1, July 20172.2.0, June 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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.nononono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoCoprocessors in JavaPL/SQLyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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AltibaseHBaseTimesTenXAP
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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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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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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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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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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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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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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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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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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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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