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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. PostGIS

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.06
Rank#123  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score21.72
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release20142005
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.4.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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