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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Faircom DB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. NuoDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#272  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#288  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#135  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#185  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#106  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
nuodb.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.heavy.aidoc.nuodb.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFairCom CorporationHEAVY.AI, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release20161979201620131994
Current releaseV12, November 20205.10, January 202218.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++ and CUDAC++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyesno
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.yesnononoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noJava, SQLno
Triggersyesyesnoyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infoRound robindata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersno
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022NuoDBOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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