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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Apache Kylin vs. Machbase vs. RocksDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Apache Kylin vs. Machbase vs. RocksDB vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
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Score0.36
Rank#268  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score1.28
Rank#155  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score4.29
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score6.95
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlkylin.apache.orgwww.machbase.comrocksdb.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmkylin.apache.org/­docsmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikisphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncMachbaseFacebook, Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162015201320132001
Current release3.1.0, July 2020V6.5, August 20217.3.1, June 20223.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnono
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 indexesyesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding 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 serviceselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyesyes 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.nonoyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlnono

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