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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Altibase vs. CouchDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#281  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score1.42
Rank#185  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Score13.98
Rank#44  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlaltibase.comcouchdb.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­analyticdb-for-postgresql/­latest/­product-introduction-overviewgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stable
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAltibaseApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developer
Initial release201619992005
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.3.2, April 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoOpen source edition discontinued with March 2023Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL-92no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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