DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. PostgreSQL vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP SQL Anywhere
System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. PostgreSQL vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP SQL Anywhere
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|Name||Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL former name was HybridDB Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Sadas Engine Xexclude from comparison||SAP SQL Anywhere formerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||An online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on Greenplum||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments||RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Alibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development Group||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||SADAS s.r.l.||SAP formerly Sybase|
|Initial release||2016||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2006||1992|
|Current release||12.3, May 2020||8.0||17, July 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source BSD||commercial free trial version available||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||hosted||FreeBSD|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes standard with numerous extensions||yes||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||no||yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding Implicit feature of the cloud service||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||horizontal partitioning||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes Implicit feature of the cloud service||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||none||Source-replica replication Database mirroring|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||no||yes managed by 'Learn by Usage'||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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