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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. EDB Postgres vs. GridGain vs. HBase

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#124  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score43.19
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.enterprisedb.comwww.gridgain.comhbase.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthbase.apache.org
DeveloperBaseX GmbHEnterpriseDBGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release2007200520072008
Current release9.7.2, May 202214, December 2021GridGain 8.5.12.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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BaseXEDB PostgresGridGainHBase
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Apache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Apple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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