DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. FatDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. FatDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Snowflake

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#210  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score549.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score5.88
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score23.19
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.postgresql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.postgresql.org/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFatCloudPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSAP infoformerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620121989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL19922014
Current release13.2 , February 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
ScaleGrid for PostgreSQL: Fully managed PostgreSQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageC#C
Server operating systemshostedWindowsFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 functionality.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia applicationsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for PostgreSQL is an easy-to-use graphical tool for PostgreSQL database development.
» more

CYBERTEC is your professional partner for PostgreSQL services and Data Science since 2000. With offices in Austria, Uruguay, Estonia, Poland, South Africa and Switzerland, CYBERTEC operates worldwide and is here for you 24/7!
» more

EDB: Helping organizations get the most from PostgreSQL, Oracle Migration, High Availability, Security
» more

pgDash: In-Depth PostgreSQL Monitoring.
» more

ClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more
General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBFatDBPostgreSQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSnowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud Unveils 'Magic' Behind the World's Largest Online Shopping Festival
19 November 2020, PRNewswire

Alibaba supports Singles Day with cloud computing, 3D models
19 November 2020, Chain Store Age

Alibaba Cloud Leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management
1 December 2020, DataCenterNews North America

Alibaba Cloud sees demand for cloud-native database products double inside a year
29 September 2020, ITP.net

Open source a stream: Alibaba Cloud conjures up e-retail stream processing ‘magic’
25 November 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

provided by Google News

New Monitoring Features in PostgreSQL 13
26 February 2021, DevOps.com

AWS Announces Amazon Aurora Supports PostgreSQL 12 (infoq.com)
7 February 2021, InfoQ.com

AWS and Rackspace Lose 700 PostgreSQL Databases to Oracle Autonomous Database
25 February 2021, Cloud Wars

EDB Caps Successful Year of Hypergrowth
18 February 2021, Business Wire

Global Relational Databases Software Market 2021 – Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
3 March 2021, KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
3 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

Best Database Management Software 2020 | Datamation
14 July 2020, Datamation

SAP HANA Dresses for Internet of Things and Predictive Analytics – Cloud Times
17 June 2015, CloudTimes

Rimini Street looks beyond Oracle and SAP
8 June 2017, ARNnet

provided by Google News

Snowflake: 4 Big Steps on Journey to $1 Billion in Data Cloud Revenue
5 March 2021, Cloud Wars

4 Snowflake Analyst On Q4 Results: 'A New Enterprise Data Cloud Platform Of Choice'
4 March 2021, Yahoo Finance

Snowflake latest enterprise company to feel Wall Street’s wrath after good quarter
5 March 2021, TechCrunch

DBmaestro Announces Support for Snowflake, to Enable Database Delivery Automation
2 March 2021, AiThority

Baffle Beefs Up Snowflake's Data Pipeline Security
18 February 2021, SDxCentral

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Jr. QA Analyst Trainee
SQA², Los Alamitos, CA

PostgreSQL DBA
Aspect Software Inc, Remote

Node.js Developer
Aiteq, Remote

Software Engineer
WinIt, Remote

PostgreSQL DBA
West Advanced Technologies (WATI), Downey, CA

Database Administrator
ECR Software Corporation, United States

Database Administrator
Sciata, Phoenix, AZ

PowerBI Consultant
Capgemini, Remote

Associate Database Analyst/Database Analyst
Texas Mutual Insurance Company, Austin, TX

Database Administrator - Remote
Dentsply Sirona, Pennsylvania

Snowflake developer
TCS, Woonsocket, RI

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here