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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. AllegroGraph vs. Microsoft Access vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#167  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score7.26
Rank#48  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFranz Inc.MicrosoftOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162004199219842001
Current release6.6.0, August 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsHP Open VMSFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesno infobulk load of XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicewith FederationnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBAllegroGraphMicrosoft AccessOracle RdbSphinx
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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