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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. HBase vs. OrientDB vs. Solr

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#227  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score12.65
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score4.52
Rank#68  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score53.59
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasehbase.apache.orgorientdb.comlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasehbase.apache.orgorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudApache Software Foundation
Initial release20162012200820102006
Current release2.2.0, June 20193.0.30, March 20208.4.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic 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.yesnononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language, no joinsSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoCoprocessors in JavaJava, JavascriptJava plugins
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesHooksyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr; and streaming expressions to reduce
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 Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDoptimistic locking
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes

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