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DBMS > Altibase vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#172  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score32.44
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.hawkular.orgpostgis.netravendb.netwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualswww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidepostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAltibaseCommunity supported by Red HatHibernating RhinosTimescale
Initial release19992014200520102017
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.1.4, September 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaCC#C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functionsyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseHawkular MetricsPostGISRavenDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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