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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. MariaDB vs. OpenEdge

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSMySQL 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.Application development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score91.61
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperAltibaseMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Progress Software Corporation
Initial release199920091984
Current release7.1, July 201710.4.12, January 2020OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keyhorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groups
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AltibaseMariaDBOpenEdge
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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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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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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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 9 Fortune Global...
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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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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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