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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. FoundationDB vs. Google Search Appliance

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#161  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#79  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.foundationdb.orgenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFoundationDBGoogle
Initial release201620132002
Current release6.2.11, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer only
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUser authentication via various security protocols

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