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

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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 comparisonVirtuoso  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 databasesVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score2.44
Rank#106  Overall
#5  Graph DBMS
#3  Native XML DBMS
#50  Relational DBMS
#3  RDF stores
#10  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlhbase.apache.orgproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesssphinxsearch.comvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmhbase.apache.orgmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.OpenLink Software
Initial release20162008199220011998
Current release2.2.0, June 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.2.1, January 20208.3, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
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
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyesyes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesnoyes
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 infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
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#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes infoVirtuoso PL
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
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
nonenoneChain, star, and bi-directional replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes
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.noyesyes
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 Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBHBaseMicrosoft AccessSphinxVirtuoso
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Competitive advantagesPerformance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosUsed for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersBroad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metricsLargest installed-base ​of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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