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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.50
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score15.61
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Microsoft
Initial release2016200820122016
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnolimited functionality with using 'rules'Transact SQL
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.Callbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes, based on authentication and database rulesyes

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