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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. MemSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.memsql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.memsql.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheresphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMemSQL Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016201319922001
Current release7.1.4, July 202017, July 20153.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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