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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. PostgreSQL vs. ScyllaDB
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|Name||Cubrid Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||ScyllaDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||CUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTP||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Wide column store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||CUBRID Corporation, CUBRID Foundation||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||ScyllaDB|
|Initial release||2008||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2015|
|Current release||11.0, January 2021||15.2, February 2023||ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2.0||Open Source BSD||Open Source Open Source (AGPL), commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C, C++, Java||C||C++|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes||yes cluster global secondary indices|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes standard with numerous extensions||SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Proprietary protocol (CQL) compatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)|
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||Java Stored Procedures||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||yes, Lua|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||selectable replication factor Representation of geographical distribution of servers is possible|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
Tunable Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||no Atomicity and isolation are supported for single operations|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||no||yes in-memory tables|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Access rights for users can be defined per object|
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|Licensing and pricing models||ScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...|
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