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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Citus vs. Kinetica vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Citus vs. Kinetica vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  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 PostgreSQLFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.58
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.citusdata.comwww.kinetica.comwww.sadasengine.comsiridb.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.citusdata.comwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupKineticaSADAS s.r.l.Transceptor Technology
Initial release20162010201220062017
Current release8.1, December 20187.1, August 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCC, C++C++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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 functionalitynonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsnono
Triggersyesyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBCitusKineticaSadas EngineSiriDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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