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DBMS > BigObject vs. Machbase vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Machbase vs. Postgres-XL

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#210  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.machbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.ioendoc.machbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Machbase
Initial release201520132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseV6.5, August 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigObjectMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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