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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Citus

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.26
Rank#245  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#150  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.citusdata.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.citusdata.com
DeveloperAxibase Corporation
Initial release20132010
Current release155858.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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 infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infostandard, with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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