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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#231  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score5.27
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1.08
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score6.35
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMicrosoftOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016201219842001
Current release7.3.3.2.0, 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedHP Open VMSFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding 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 serviceyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno

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