DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > EnterpriseDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison EnterpriseDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. RocksDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 SQLEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
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.Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.57
Rank#99  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score491.07
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.postgresql.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperEnterpriseDBPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20051989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2013
Current releaseV10, November 201712.1, November 20196.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
EDB Postgres Cloud Database Service: Fully managed and Oracle compatible Postgres cloud database service on AWS with high availability, automated failover, streaming logs, enterprise security and easy scale out.
  • EDB Postgres Cloud Database Service: Postgres cloud database service on AWS with Superuser Access, Unlimited Extensions, Higher Scalability, More Tuning Power and Oracle Compatibility. Try free!
  • ScaleGrid: Fully managed PostgreSQL hosting with high availability, dedicated servers, and superuser control on the #1 multi-cloud Amazon RDS alternative.
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL: A fully managed, scalable PostgreSQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
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.no
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
EnterpriseDBPostgreSQLRocksDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
» more
Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
» more
Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
» more
Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
» more
Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDBHawk: a web-based PostgreSQL/Greenplum database tool. Boost database development and BI productivity with an online Universal database tool.
» more

Azure Database for PostgreSQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community PostgreSQL database as a service
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

Navicat for PostgreSQL is an easy-to-use graphical tool for PostgreSQL database development.
» more

pgDash: In-Depth PostgreSQL Monitoring.
» more

SQLPro for PostgreSQL: A simple but powerful PostgreSQL database client available on iPhone and iPad as well as macOS.
» more

CYBERTEC: your professional partner for PostgreSQL services and Data Science based on PostgreSQL since 2000. With offices in Austria, Uruguay, Estonia and Switzerland, CYBERTEC operates worldwide!
» more

2ndQuadrant: PostgreSQL Solutions for the Enterprise.
» more

Dremio is like magic for PostgreSQL accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
EnterpriseDBPostgreSQLRocksDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

EnterpriseDB Acquired by Great Hill Partners
26 June 2019, PRNewswire

IBM Extends Cloud Pak for Data Strategy to Postgres
15 November 2019, RTInsights

EnterpriseDB goes private
26 June 2019, ZDNet

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

PeakEquity sells EnterpriseDB to Great Hill
8 July 2019, PE Hub

provided by Google News

PostgREST Turns PostGRE RESTful
21 November 2019, iProgrammer

Crunchy Data and Center for Internet Security Announce Benchmark Update for PostgreSQL 12
20 November 2019, Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Aiven Becomes First Cloud Service to Provide Hosted PostgreSQL 12
19 November 2019, PR Web

Introducing PostgREST, a REST API for any PostgreSQL database written in Haskell
4 November 2019, Packt Hub

Crunchy Data and ORock Technologies Partnership Brings Trusted Open Source Cloud Native PostgreSQL to Federal Government
13 November 2019, AiThority

provided by Google News

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon Cascadelake With Facebook's RocksDB Database
17 October 2019, Phoronix

Toshiba Memory America Optimizes RocksDB for SSDs
1 August 2019, Business Wire

Toshiba Memory America Highlights TRocksDB at SNIA's 2019 Storage Developer Conference
23 September 2019, Business Wire

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X + Ryzen 9 3900X Offer Incredible Linux Performance But With A Big Caveat Review
7 July 2019, Phoronix

Alluxio Bolsters Data Orchestration for Hybrid Cloud World
11 July 2019, Datanami

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Technical Lead Remote DBA
EnterpriseDB, Remote

Director of Developer Advocacy
EnterpriseDB, Bedford, MA

UX Designer & Researcher
EnterpriseDB, Remote

Director of Product Design/UX
EnterpriseDB, Remote

Principal Support Engineer
EnterpriseDB, Remote

Oracle Database Administrator II
Rackspace, Austin, TX

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - MID
Qbase, Reston, VA

Senior MySQL Database Administrator
Datavail, United States

SQL Server Database Administrator
City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Oracle Database Administrator II
Rackspace, San Antonio, TX

Backend API Developer – BigData / NoSQL
Highbrow Technologies, Quincy, MA

Software Engineer, Database Engineering
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Director, Data Product Development Commercial B2B
Visa, Austin, TX

Technical Program Manager, Product & Platform
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Sr. Software Storage Engineer
Stellus Technologies, San Jose, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Present your product here