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DBMS > GBase vs. Infobright vs. JanusGraph vs. Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Infobright vs. JanusGraph vs. Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational 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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.81
Rank#166  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#150  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#120  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score509.86
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbjanusgraph.orgwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocs.janusgraph.orgwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release200520172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releaseGBase 8a0.5.0, March 202010 R1, October 201812.2, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaCC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Clojure
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)horizontal partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics enginenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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