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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. BigchainDB vs. Dgraph vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. BigchainDB vs. Dgraph vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.54
Rank#236  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.58
Rank#138  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.bigchaindb.comdgraph.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdgraph.io/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupDgraph Labs, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201620162014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languagePythonGo
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via Raftyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
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-standardyesno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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