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

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOpen 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 DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score14.11
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score6.69
Rank#51  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.dbase.comhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasehbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAsthon TateApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20161979200820012018
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20162.2.0, June 20193.1.1, October 20181.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen 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 languageJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
dBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes infoCoprocessors in Javanoyes
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding 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 servicenoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoRole-based access control

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