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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Riak KV vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#227  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score5.24
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score6.49
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Basho TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016198420092001
Current release7.3.3.2.0, 20192.1.0, April 20153.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedHP Open VMSLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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 indexesyesyesrestrictedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding 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 serviceselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodenono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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