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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. OrigoDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#40  Document stores
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dborigodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dborigodb.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAltibaseMicrosoftRobert Friberg et alSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release199920142009 infounder the name LiveDB1992
Current release7.1, July 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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.nono infocan be achieved using .NETyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.NetC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsJavaScriptyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersyesJavaScriptyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBOrigoDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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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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