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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. BaseX vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  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.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelRelational DBMSNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#231  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#124  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#108  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlbasex.orgcloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.basex.orgcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupBaseX GmbHGoogleChris Davis
Initial release2016200720172006
Current release9.3.3, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaPython
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Unix
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesNumeric data only
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infolocking
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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