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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. CouchDB vs. Ignite vs. Impala

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Analytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#222  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score15.79
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlcouchdb.apache.orgignite.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stableapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerApache Software FoundationCloudera
Initial release2016200520152013
Current release3.1.1, September 2020Apache Ignite 2.63.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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