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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Machbase vs. MariaDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.06
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#303  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score87.45
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.machbase.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdoc.machbase.commariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAltibaseMachbaseMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release199920132009
Current release7.1, July 2017V4.010.4.11, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, key
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMariaDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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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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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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