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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. GridGain vs. Rockset

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.77
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.gridgain.comrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GridGain Systems, Inc.Rockset
Initial release2016201220072019
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesdynamic typing
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.yesnoyesno infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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