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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. MonetDB vs. TimesTen vs. XAP

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA relational database management system that stores data in columnsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1docs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAltibaseMonetDB BVOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1999200419982000
Current release7.1, July 2017Jun2020-SP1, July 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes, in SQL, C, RPL/SQLyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
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 persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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AltibaseMonetDBTimesTenXAP
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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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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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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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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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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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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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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