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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. BaseX vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. GridGain

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSNative XML DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.43
Rank#132  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.77
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlbasex.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.basex.orgfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupBaseX GmbHGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release2016200720122007
Current release9.3.1, December 2019GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writeryesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyes, based on authentication and database rulesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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