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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. Manticore Search vs. PostgreSQL
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|Name||DuckDB Xexclude from comparison||Manticore Search Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||An embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMS||Multi-storage database for search, including full-text search.||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Search engine||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.|
|Secondary database models||Time Series DBMS using the Manticore Columnar Library||Document store|
|Developer||Manticore Software||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer|
|Initial release||2018||2017||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL|
|Current release||0.2, August 2020||4.2, December 2021||14.3, May 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source MIT License||Open Source GPL version 2||Open Source BSD|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||server-less||FreeBSD|
|Data scheme||yes||Fixed schema||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||Int, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Boolean||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||Can index from XML||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes full-text index on all search fields||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||SQL-like query language||yes standard with numerous extensions|
|APIs and other access methods||CLI Client|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||C|
Go 3rd party driver
Ruby 3rd party driver
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||user defined functions||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||Sharding Partitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||Synchronous replication based on Galera library||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions|
|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|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||yes isolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writes||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes The original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||no||no||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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