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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GeoSpock vs. InfluxDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score542.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comgeospock.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperExasolGeoSpockPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release200020131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release2.0, September 20191.8.0, April 202013.0, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlypartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tablesimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLGeoSpockInfluxDBPostgreSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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