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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA multi-model DBMS and application serverBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score3.43
Rank#82  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score506.94
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#232  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.postgres-xl.orgwww.postgresql.orgraima.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.intersystems.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualsdocs.raima.com
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupInterSystemsPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerRaima Inc.
Initial release201619972014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL1984
Current release2017.2, October 201710 R1, October 201812.2, February 202014.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCCC
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonehorizontal partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoMVCCACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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