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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Kingbase vs. Memcached vs. SAP HANA

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score55.09
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.kingbase.com.cnwww.memcached.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikihelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperAltibaseBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSAP
Initial release1999199920032010
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021V8.0, August 20211.6.15, March 20222.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and JavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92Standard with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsnoSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyes
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Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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