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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. SAP HANA vs. Stardog vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.49
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score51.34
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1.04
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.stardog.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualshelp.sap.com/­hanawww.stardog.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAltibaseSAPStardog-UnionYugabyte Inc.
Initial release1999201020102017
Current release7.1, July 20172.0 SPS04, April 20197.3.0, May 20202.1.8.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoalso available as a cloud based servicenono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportdepending on used data model
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serveryes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsSQLScript, Ruser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javayes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMaster-master replication in HA-ClusterBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and rolesyes
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AltibaseSAP HANAStardogYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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