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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Riak TS vs. Sadas Engine vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Riak TS vs. Sadas Engine vs. TimescaleDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
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 multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score4.41
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sadasengine.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperEnterpriseDBOracleBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.Timescale
Initial release20052011201520062017
Current releaseV13, October 202021.2, September 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaErlangC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noJavaScript and Erlangnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureselectable replication factornoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between datasets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)noACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infooff heap cacheyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresOracle NoSQLRiak TSSadas EngineTimescaleDB
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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