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System Properties Comparison MarkLogic vs. PostgreSQL vs. Sadas Engine

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NameMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.45
Rank#48  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score577.15
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.marklogic.comwww.postgresql.orgwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.marklogic.comwww.postgresql.org/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMarkLogic Corp.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20011989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2006
Current release9.0, 201713.3, May 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesyes
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL92yes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnono
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 dataACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACID
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.yes, with Range Indexesnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MarkLogicPostgreSQLSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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