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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Ignite vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.57
Rank#134  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score4.71
Rank#69  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#37  Relational DBMS
Score481.33
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comignite.apache.orgwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software FoundationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release199920151989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release7.1, July 2017Apache Ignite 2.611.5, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)Master-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseIgnitePostgreSQL
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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