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System Properties Comparison Galaxybase vs. PostgreSQL vs. Realm
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|Name||Galaxybase Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Realm Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Scalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platform||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data|
|Primary database model||Graph DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Document store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
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|Developer||Chuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019|
|Initial release||2017||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2014|
|Current release||Nov 20, November 2021||15.3, May 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source BSD||Open Source|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and Java||C|
|Server operating systems||Linux||FreeBSD|
|Data scheme||Strong typed schema||yes||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes standard with numerous extensions||no|
|APIs and other access methods||Browser interface|
Graph API (Gremlin)
Proprietary native API
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||Go|
Java with Android only
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined procedures and functions||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||no runs within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary|
|Triggers||yes||yes Change Listeners|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes Relationships in graphs||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no||yes In-Memory realm|
|User concepts Access control||Role-based access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||yes|
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