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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. FoundationDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Weaviate

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.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 store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time 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
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
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/­cloudsearchwww.foundationdb.orgwww.hawkular.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAmazonFoundationDBCommunity supported by Red HatSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20162012201320142017
Current release6.2.11, November 20190.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingyesyes 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexednonoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnosupported in specific SQL layer onlynoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIHTTP RESTGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoin SQL-layer onlynono
Triggersyesnonoyes 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 requiredShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyesselectable 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 ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnono
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 signaturesnonoOpenID Connect Discovery
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