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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Hive vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score83.53
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitealtibase.comhive.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookKineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1999201220122004
Current release7.1, July 20173.1.2, August 20196.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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AltibaseHiveKineticaRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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