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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. QuestDB vs. Transbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#294  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#146  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlquestdb.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupQuestDB LimitedTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201620141987
Current releaseTransbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBQuestDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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