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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Citus vs. Postgres-XL vs. Prometheus

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score5.69
Rank#67  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.citusdata.comwww.postgres-xl.orgprometheus.io
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.
Initial release201620102014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2015
Current release2.1, December 20188.1, December 201810 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCCCGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data only
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 functionalityyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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