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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft Access vs. ScyllaDB vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#111  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.scylladb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.scylladb.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMicrosoftScyllaDBSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016199220152001
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes, Luano
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding 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 servicenoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes 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.noyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBMicrosoft AccessScyllaDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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