DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfinityDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. RocksDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceWidely 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 modelKey-value storeRelational 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 store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#382  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score629.41
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score4.52
Rank#83  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.postgresql.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.postgresql.org/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20021989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2013
Current release4.016.2, February 20248.10.0, December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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.
Aiven for PostgreSQL: Fully managed PostgreSQL for developers with 70+ extensions and flexible orchestration tools.
Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesno
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 indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

More information provided by the system vendor

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 partiesAiven for PostgreSQL: Fully managed PostgreSQL for developers with 70+ extensions and flexible orchestration tools.
» more

Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres: An Enterprise Grade PostgreSQL with the flexibility of a hybrid cloud solution combined with industry leading security, availability and performance.
» more

Datasentinel: Platform for Monitoring and Analyzing the performance problems of your PostgreSQL Clusters
» more

Redgate webinars: A series of key topics for new PostgreSQL users.
» more

SharePlex is the reliable and affordable data replication solution for PostgreSQL migrations, high availability and more.
» more

pgDash: In-Depth PostgreSQL Monitoring.
» more

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

Navicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for PostgreSQL and many other database management systems.
» more

Timescale: Calling all PostgreSQL users – the 2023 State of PostgreSQL survey is now open! Share your favorite extensions, preferred frameworks, community experiences, and more. Take the survey today!
» more

Instaclustr: Fully Hosted & Managed PostgreSQL
» more
Speedb: A high performance RocksDB-compliant key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads.
» more

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

More resources
InfinityDBPostgreSQLRocksDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2023
2 January 2024, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2022, defending the title from last year
3 January 2023, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock now supports Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Cohere embedding models ...
12 February 2024, AWS Blog

Blog Theme - Details
14 November 2023, Oracle

Oracle Introduces PostgreSQL Running Native on OCI
17 December 2023, IDC

Generally Available: Support for Cross Region Restore for PostgreSQL backups | Azure updates
31 January 2024, Microsoft

OCI Database: Oracle Embraces PostgreSQL
7 December 2023, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Intel Linux Optimizations Help AMD EPYC "Genoa" Improve Scaling To 384 Threads
6 April 2023, Phoronix

Pliops Unveils Accelerated Key-Value Store That Boosts RocksDB Performance by 20x at OCP Global Summit
18 October 2022, GlobeNewswire

Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?
25 August 2021, Datanami

Meta’s Velox Means Database Performance Is Not Subject To Interpretation
31 August 2022, The Next Platform

Power your Kafka Streams application with Amazon MSK and AWS Fargate | Amazon Web Services
10 August 2021, AWS Blog

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Milvus logo

The open source vector database for GenAI.
Try Managed Milvus Free

SingleStore logo

Database for your real-time AI and Analytics Apps.
Try it today.

Ontotext logo

GraphDB allows you to link diverse data, index it for semantic search and enrich it via text analysis to build big knowledge graphs. Get it free.

Present your product here