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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. STSdb vs. Vertica vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoColumn orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
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Score0.30
Rank#293  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score19.85
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score3.61
Rank#98  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.vertica.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmvertica.com/­documentationdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupSTS Soft SCMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett PackardYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2016201120052017
Current release4.0.8, September 201511.1, February 20222.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containersno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.Yugabyte Cloud is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languageC#C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tablesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRYyes
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 indexesyesnoNo Indexes Requiredyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client APIADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
Java
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differencesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes, called Custom Alertsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonehorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioningHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infoBi-directional Spark integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hashyes
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBSTSdbVertica infoVertica Analytics PlatformYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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