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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Weaviate

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.An open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#227  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#93  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score12.65
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#311  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#301  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.hawkular.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAmazonGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Community supported by Red HatSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20162012201220142017
Current release0.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnononoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnolimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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