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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisorientdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAltibaseInterSystemsOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release199920182010
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212020.2, July 20203.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesJava, Javascript
TriggersyesyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationship in graphs
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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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 9 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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