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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score149.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.98
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score3.44
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#240  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchcloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webraima.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.raima.com
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupElasticGoogleChris DavisRaima Inc.
Initial release20162010201720061984
Current release7.3.0, August 201914.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaPythonC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Unix
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.yesnononono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnonoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infolockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noMemcached and Redis integrationnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBElasticsearchGoogle Cloud SpannerGraphiteRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customers
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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