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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Graphite vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#77  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score5.46
Rank#71  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmgraphite.readthedocs.iohelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupChris DavisSAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016200619942014
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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