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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. EXASOL vs. PostGIS

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Spatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.73
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score29.81
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.exasol.compostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.exasol.com/­resourcespostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaExasol
Initial release201620002005
Current release3.3.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
Lua
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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