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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. HBase vs. Solr vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 BigTableA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeSearch engineSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#227  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score53.59
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score6.49
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.02
Rank#330  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlhbase.apache.orglucene.apache.org/­solrsphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmhbase.apache.orglucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20162008200620012018
Current release2.2.0, June 20198.5.0, March 20203.1.1, October 20181.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingnoyes
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSolr Parallel SQL InterfaceSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJava pluginsnoyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yesnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr; and streaming expressions to reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)optimistic lockingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoin-memory journaling
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 & ABACyesnoRole-based access control

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