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System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. OpenEdge vs. PostgreSQL vs. Prometheus vs. XAP

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Application development environment with integrated database management systemWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Time Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#311  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score509.86
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score4.25
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.postgresql.orgprometheus.iowww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualsprometheus.io/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatProgress Software CorporationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201419841989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL20152000
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 201712.2, February 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCGoJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infoImport of XML data possibleno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infoby FederationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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