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DBMS > AntDB vs. MarkLogic vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison AntDB vs. MarkLogic vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAntDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, multi-tenant, MPP-architectured RDBMS for OLTP and OLAP operations, highly compatible with OracleOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.10
Rank#340  Overall
#149  Relational DBMS
Score4.42
Rank#67  Overall
#11  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#8  Search engines
Score638.91
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.asiainfo.com/­en_us/­product_aisware_antdb_detail.htmlwww.progress.com/­marklogicwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.progress.com/­marklogic/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAsiaInfo Technologies LimitedMarkLogic Corp.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release20011989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release11.0, December 202216.3, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyes
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL2016 compliantyes infoSQL92yes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MySQL protocol compliant
ODBC
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACID
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.yesyes, with Range Indexesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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DB-Engines blog posts

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22 June 2023,  Bei Mo, AntDB (sponsor) 

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Conferences, events and webinars

Progress MarkLogic World
Washington DC, 23-25 September 2024

PASS Data Community Summit
Seattle, Washington, 4-8 November 2024

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