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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Citus vs. EsgynDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#266  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.citusdata.comesgyn.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.citusdata.comesgyn.com/­developersfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupEsgynGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release2016201020152012
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageCC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Java Stored Procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersyesyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMaster-master replication between multi datacenters
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBCitusEsgynDBFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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