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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. HEAVY.AI vs. NuoDB vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.30
Rank#300  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#190  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#139  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
nuodb.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.heavy.aidoc.nuodb.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupHEAVY.AI, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.QuestDB Limited
Initial release2016201620132014
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava, SQLno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoRound robindata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infotunable commit protocolACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTemporary tableyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022NuoDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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