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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. TimesTen vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseSpatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.97
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#90  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score1.67
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgpostgis.netravendb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgpostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1cloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHibernating RhinosOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Yandex
Initial release20142005201019982019
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.2.1, February 20225.3, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesPL/SQLno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
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 Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache PhoenixPostGISRavenDBTimesTenYandex Database (YDB)
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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