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System Properties Comparison EnterpriseDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score2.28
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score476.62
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperEnterpriseDBPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release20051989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releaseV10, November 201711.3, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL: A fully managed, scalable PostgreSQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
  • Google Cloud SQL: A fully-managed database service for the Google Cloud Platform
Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsnative C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EnterpriseDBPostgreSQL
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform including Client Connectors, Connection Mgt., Management...
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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 metricsHighlighted in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Conferences and events

Achieving High Availability with PostgreSQL
Webinar, 4PM UTC, 26 February 2019 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Datical Adds Support for AWS Database Platforms, Enabling Enterprise Cloud Application Development and Migration
18 June 2019, Yahoo Finance

Tim Berners-Lee to Deliver Keynote at Postgres Vision 2019
23 May 2019, PRNewswire

EnterpriseDB Announces Enterprise-Ready Version of Postgres Platform 11
13 December 2018, PRNewswire

Alibaba Cloud Expands Technical Partnership with EnterpriseDB to Provide Enhanced Postgres Cloud Database Capabilities on Alibaba Cloud
26 September 2018, PR Newswire

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RDX Eases Oracle Database Migration to PostgreSQL on AWS
13 June 2019, DevOps.com

Datical Adds Support for AWS Database Platforms, Enabling Enterprise Cloud Application Development and Migration
18 June 2019, GlobeNewswire

PostgreSQL 12 Beta 1 released
24 May 2019, Packt Hub

PostgreSQL 12 Beta Released With Performance Improvements
23 May 2019, Phoronix

news digest: PostgreSQL 12 beta 1, Rust 1.35.0, and Dependabot joins GitHub - SD Times
24 May 2019, SDTimes.com

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