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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. FaunaDB 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 comparisonFaunaDB  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 GreenplumStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA 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 DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
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-postgresqlfauna.comcloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webraima.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfauna.com/­documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.raima.com
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFauna, Inc.GoogleChris DavisRaima Inc.
Initial release20162014201720061984
Current release14.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen 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 languageScalaPythonC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinux
Unix
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC (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
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnonoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMasterlessMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes 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 dataACIDACIDACID 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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess 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 HybridDBFaunaDBGoogle Cloud SpannerGraphiteRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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