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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Postgres-XL

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.69
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#258  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperBaseX GmbH
Initial release20072014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release11.1, July 202410 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
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
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID infoMVCC
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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