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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. GridDB vs. Realm vs. SpaceTime

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.53
Rank#238  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgriddb.netrealm.iowww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.griddb.netrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupToshiba CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Mireo
Initial release2016201320142020
Current release4.6, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyesyesyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationnoneReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGridDBRealmSpaceTime
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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