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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 scalabilityHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column 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
Score1.18
Rank#161  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAltibaseInterSystemsYugabyte Inc.
Initial release199920182017
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212020.2, July 20202.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modeldepending on used data model
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-92yesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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-standardyesyes
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AltibaseInterSystems IRISYugabyteDB
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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