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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. TerarkDB vs. XAP

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.95
Rank#169  Overall
#25  Document stores
#32  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupTerarkGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201620162000
Current release14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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