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

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringMySQL 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 environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.41
Rank#230  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#231  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score5.29
Rank#66  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.60
Rank#53  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.memsql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdocs.memsql.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMcObjectMemSQL Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2016200120131992
Current release8.1, November 20197.1.3, June 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computingMemSQL Helios: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesno infosupport of XML interfaces availablenoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBeXtremeDBMemSQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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