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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. RDF4J vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRDF storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.50
Rank#143  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score2.91
Rank#104  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comrdf4j.orgwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAltibaseSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Timescale
Initial release199920042017
Current release7.1, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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 integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameTimescaleDB
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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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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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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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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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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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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