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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. FatDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. FatDB vs. Lovefield

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.13
Rank#124  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperEnterpriseDBFatCloudGoogle
Initial release200520122014
Current release14, December 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC#JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Windowsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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 functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infovia applicationsno
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsno
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EDB PostgresFatDBLovefield
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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