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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. GBase vs. Hypertable vs. Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
GBase seems to be discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines rankingHypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopBased 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 SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#234  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#210  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score503.37
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.gbase.cnwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupHypertable Inc.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201620092014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releaseGBase 8a0.9.8.11, March 201610 R1, October 201812.1, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++CC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor on file system levelMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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