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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. eXtremeDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#241  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#214  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score482.25
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#236  Overall
#33  Document stores
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.postgresql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMcObjectPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSAP infoformerly SybaseSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201620011989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL19922013
Current release8.0, May 201811.5, August 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.yesno infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning / shardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud HybridDBeXtremeDBPostgreSQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSequoiadb
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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SequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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SequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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As a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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China Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Open source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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