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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. SAP HANA

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.14
Rank#159  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score53.44
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualshelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperAltibaseSAP
Initial release19992010
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseSAP HANA
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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