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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Heroic vs. Hypertable vs. RavenDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexravendb.net
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseSpotifyHypertable Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release1999201420092010
Current release7.1, July 20170.9.8.11, March 20164.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnonoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseHeroicHypertableRavenDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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