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DBMS > BigObject vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Postgres-XL

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.13
Rank#333  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#256  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.
Initial release20152014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
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 systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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