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

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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 HadoopOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score8.75
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comravendb.netrealm.io
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsravendb.net/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseHypertable Inc.Hibernating RhinosRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release1999200920102014
Current release7.1, July 20170.9.8.11, March 20164.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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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
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleyes
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AltibaseHypertableRavenDBRealm
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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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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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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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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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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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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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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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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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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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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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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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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