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

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  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 storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#230  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablessphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201620122001
Current release3.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
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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