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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#370  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
#154  Relational DBMS
Score2.65
Rank#117  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score2.72
Rank#114  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score912.51
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.enterprisedb.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.AmazonEnterpriseDBMicrosoft
Initial release2016200720051989
Current release2.1, December 201814, December 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesMulti-source replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AgensGraphAmazon SimpleDBEDB PostgresMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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