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DBMS > FeatureBase vs. PostgreSQL vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison FeatureBase vs. PostgreSQL vs. Riak TS

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NameFeatureBase  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionReal-time database platform that powers real-time analytics and machine learning applications by simultaneously executing low-latency, high-throughput, and highly concurrent workloads.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
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.Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.22
Rank#309  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score645.54
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.featurebase.comwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocs.featurebase.comwww.postgresql.org/­docswww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­ts/­latest
DeveloperMolecula and Pilosa Open Source ContributorsPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerOpen Source, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release20171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2015
Current release2022, May 202216.3, May 20243.0.0, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL queriesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes, limited
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using Linux fsyncyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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