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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.34
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score2.42
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#308  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2016201520142016
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBJaguarDBSnowflakeTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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