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DBMS > Citus vs. SQL.JS vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. SQL.JS vs. Transbase

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLPort of SQLite to JavaScriptA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.81
Rank#116  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#183  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comsql.js.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201020121987
Current release8.1, December 2018Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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