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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. BigObject vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. BigObject vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#316  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score7.26
Rank#48  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.bigobject.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.bigobject.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupBigObject, Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201620152001
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuano
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding 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 servicenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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-standardnono

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