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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. eXtremeDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
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Score0.73
Rank#220  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#233  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score6.75
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.mcobject.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­analyticdb-for-postgresql/­latest/­product-introduction-overviewwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMcObjectGoogle
Initial release201620012017
Current release8.2, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning / shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBeXtremeDBGoogle Cloud Firestore
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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