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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GBase vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GBase vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.04
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#209  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.gbase8a.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibaba
Initial release20162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseGBase 8a10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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