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System Properties Comparison Databricks vs. Postgres-XL

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NameDatabricks  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Databricks Lakehouse Platform combines elements of data lakes and data warehouses to provide a unified view onto structured and unstructured data. It is based on Apache Spark.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score76.33
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Document stores
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#256  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.databricks.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.databricks.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperDatabricks
Initial release20132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.yesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLwith Databricks SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesPython
R
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesuser defined functions
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DatabricksPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsSupported database models : In addition to the Document store and Relational DBMS...
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