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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseSpatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.81
Rank#108  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orgpostgis.netravendb.net
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgpostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201420052010
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.2.1, February 20225.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Apache PhoenixPostGISRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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