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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. HBase vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#178  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score49.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdbhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceshbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016201920082001
Current release2.2.0, June 20193.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding 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 serviceMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno

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