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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.96
Rank#145  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score14.74
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAltibaseCloudera
Initial release19992013
Current release7.1, July 20173.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos
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AltibaseImpala
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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