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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. MarkLogic vs. PostgreSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score12.22
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score536.77
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.marklogic.comwww.postgresql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.marklogic.comwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMarkLogic Corp.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSAP infoformerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620011989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL19922014
Current release9.0, 201712.3, May 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL92yes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.noyes, with Range Indexesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBMarkLogicPostgreSQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSnowflake
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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