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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. FatDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. FatDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. VelocityDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 SQLA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
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.Graph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score536.77
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#300  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.postgresql.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFatCloudPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerVelocityDB Inc
Initial release201620121989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2011
Current release12.3, May 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC#CC#
Server operating systemshostedWindowsFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
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
.Net
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia applicationsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding
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 extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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