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

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. HBase vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. HBase vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Sphinx

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 comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 BigTableWidely used in-process key-value storeOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score49.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score3.47
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlhbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmhbase.apache.orgdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016200819942001
Current release2.2.0, June 201918.1 (Core), June 20183.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnono
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javanono
Triggersyesyesyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
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 supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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 & ABACnono

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 HybridDBHBaseOracle Berkeley DBSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

Why is Hadoop not listed in the DB-Engines Ranking?
13 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Group Holding Limited 20-F Jul. 9, 2020 5:00 PM
9 July 2020, Seeking Alpha

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

provided by Google News

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines
4 August 2020, Datanami

The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 10th Anniversary of Apache® HBase™
13 May 2020, GlobeNewswire

HBase vs Cassandra: Which is The Best NoSQL Database
20 January 2020, Appinventiv

ExeVir Bio Secures $27M Series A To See If Llama-derived Antibodies Work On COVID-19
28 July 2020, Crunchbase News

The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Annual Report for 2020 Fiscal Year
29 July 2020, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

Fedora Looking To Transition The RPM Database From Berkeley DB To SQLite
16 March 2020, Phoronix

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Getting Started with Oracle Berkeley DB
30 August 2009, DZone News

Under the Hood: Oracle Berkeley DB XML
7 May 2008, XML.com

Which Are the Top Local Databases for React Native
15 October 2019, Appinventiv

provided by Google News

Native plants for your landscape that will attract birds - Picayune Item
29 July 2020, Picayune Item

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM
30 March 2020, TechRepublic

Egyptian Pyramids Facts
2 February 2020, Communal News

eCommerce Search & Personalization
6 May 2018, SitePoint

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Alibaba Group OLAP Database Staff Engineer Sunnyvale
Alibaba, Sunnyvale, CA

Software Engineer - Entry Level
HubSpot: Students, Cambridge, MA

Data Scientist
Source Enterprises, New York, NY

Engineering Lead
HASH, Remote

Enterprise Architect
Flexon Technologies Inc, Pleasanton, CA

Data Engineer
Chartbeat, New York, NY

Web Application Developer-PERL
Books-A-Million, Birmingham, AL

SR WEB DEVELOPER
Exactech, Inc., Gainesville, FL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

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

Couchbase logo

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

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here