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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL vs. Raima Database Manager vs. RavenDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score506.94
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#232  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.postgresql.orgraima.comravendb.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualsdocs.raima.comravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerRaima Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release20162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL19842010
Current release10 R1, October 201812.2, February 202014.14.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCCCC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationyes
Triggersyesyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashhorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMaster-slave replicationMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBPostgres-XLPostgreSQLRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRavenDB
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