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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. LMDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. TimesTen

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score3.27
Rank#94  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comsymas.com/­lmdbwww.timescale.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.timescale.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseSymasTimescaleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1999201120171998
Current release7.1, July 20170.9.26, August 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellPL/SQL
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseLMDBTimescaleDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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