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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. HBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Sphinx vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#230  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score48.66
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score116.54
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score2.32
Rank#110  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlhbase.apache.orgproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesssphinxsearch.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmhbase.apache.orgmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.Timescale
Initial release20162008199220012017
Current release2.2.0, June 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
nonenoneMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBHBaseMicrosoft AccessSphinxTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source time-series database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersComcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, LAIKA, Nutanix, Sakura Internet, Schneider Electric,...
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Market metricsWith over 8.5K GitHub stars and growing, 1.8 million+ downloads, and an active Slack...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including a fully managed Cloud-hosted solution,...
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