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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Hypertable vs. MongoDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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 RDBMSAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score446.48
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAltibaseHypertable Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release199920092009
Current release7.1, July 20170.9.8.11, March 20164.4.1, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.no
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
C++ API
Thrift
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseHypertableMongoDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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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 and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), 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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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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