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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RocksDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#211  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score71.84
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score3.10
Rank#92  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.gigaspaces.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaserocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGigaspaces TechnologiesMicrosoftFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2016200020102013
Current release15.5, September 2020V126.15.5 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesTransact SQLno
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGigaSpaces InsightEdgeMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureRocksDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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