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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. GBase vs. Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL vs. ScyllaDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
GBase seems to be discontinued and will be 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.Based 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 SQLCassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.33
Rank#234  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#210  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score503.37
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#110  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.gbase.cnwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.postgresql.orgwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualsdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerScyllaDB
Initial release20162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2015
Current releaseGBase 8a10 R1, October 201812.1, November 2019Scylla Open Source 3.1.2, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.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
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.nononoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Alibaba Cloud HybridDBGBasePostgres-XLPostgreSQLScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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