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System Properties Comparison Infobright vs. Postgres-XL vs. Transbase

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NameInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#167  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#230  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#287  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Websiteignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release20052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1987
Current release10 R1, October 2018Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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