DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. Informix

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. Informix

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#231  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#108  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score24.38
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlcloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.ioinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGoogleChris DavisIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release2016201720061984
Current release14.10.FC3, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languagePythonC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyes
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.nonoyes
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 (IAM)noUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGoogle Cloud SpannerGraphiteInformix
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Cloud DBaaS is the future of database management for the Enterprise
7 February 2020, Times of India

Alibaba explains development of facial biometric access control system for people wearing masks
30 March 2020, Biometric Update

Alibaba Cloud DBaaS to digitalise businesses
10 January 2020, DATAQUEST

Alibaba Cloud offers DBaaS to digitalise India businesses in a cloud native era
23 December 2019, Wire19

Tableau expands data 'viz' toolsets & extensions - CW Developer Network
14 November 2019, ComputerWeekly.com

provided by Google News

Google Releases Spanner Emulator
1 June 2020, iProgrammer

Google Updates Cloud Spanner with New Features: Backup on Demand, Local Emulator, and More
1 May 2020, InfoQ.com

Relational Database Comparison - Alibaba, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft - Web Hosting | Cloud Computing | Datacenter | Domain News
22 May 2020, Daily Host News

Google lays out HarbourBridge to tempt PostgreSQL users onto Cloud Spanner • DEVCLASS
13 February 2020, DevClass

Striim Announces Incremental Data Capture From Google Cloud Spanner; Enhanced Delivery to Google Cloud Pub/Sub
19 November 2019, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Armadale Capital Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Final Results and Notice of AGM
4 June 2020, Business Wire

Try out the Graphite monitoring tool for time-series data
29 October 2019, TechTarget

Nouveau Monde Graphite to Webcast Live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com May 21st
19 May 2020, PRNewswire

NA Proactive news snapshot: Ozop Surgical, Arizona Silver, Humanigen, Milestone Scientific UPDATE ...
2 June 2020, Proactive Investors USA & Canada

Atlanta’s High Museum Of Art Highlights Works Of Black Artists In Social Exhibition To Draw Attention To Black Lives Matter
4 June 2020, Forbes

provided by Google News

Embedded Database Management Systems Market 2020 Size, Share, Top Manufacturers – Software AG, Informix, IBM, Oracle, Centura Software and More, Forecast 2027
5 June 2020, Cole of Duty

Delphix Partner Spotlight on Experior Tecnologia
27 May 2020, Security Boulevard

Embedded Database Management Systems Market Future Prospects by: Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Centura Software, Software AG, Informix, PointBase
4 June 2020, Azizsalon News

CFO's challenge: Balancing fast growth with controls
6 May 2020, CFO Dive

How a Modern Data Platform Can Power a Future-Ready Digital Business
27 May 2020, Security Boulevard

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Principal Engineer, Spanner, Google Cloud
Google, Kirkland, WA

Cloud Data Engineer (GCP) Solution Specialist - USDC
Deloitte, Lake Mary, FL

Cloud Data Engineer (GCP) Solution Analyst - USDC
Deloitte, Lake Mary, FL

Cloud Data Engineer (GCP) Solution Specialist - USDC
Deloitte, Mechanicsburg, PA

Cloud Data Engineer (GCP) Solution Analyst - USDC
Deloitte, Mechanicsburg, PA

Senior Cloud Services Monitoring Engineer
Pearson, Iowa City, IA

Software Engineer
Leidos, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Cloud Services Monitoring Engineer
Pearson, Boulder, CO

Senior Cloud Services Monitoring Engineer
Pearson, San Antonio, TX

Senior Cloud Services Monitoring Engineer
Pearson, Centennial, CO

Research Clerk - 1st Shift
Inmar, Grand Prairie, TX

Informix DBA
Applied Insight, San Antonio, TX

1st and Mid-Shift Receiving Clerk
Inmar, Fort Worth, TX

Systems Analyst
UST Global, Bentonville, AR

Senior Linux Release Specialist
Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., San Antonio, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here