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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. HBase vs. SAP IQ vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  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 BigTableColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#211  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score44.16
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score4.61
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlhbase.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmhbase.apache.orghelp.sap.com/­iqsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSAP, formerly SybaseSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016200819942001
Current release2.3.4, January 202116.1 SPS04, April 20193.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javayesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding 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
SAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
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 datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBHBaseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSphinx
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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