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System Properties Comparison NuoDB vs. PostGIS vs. Postgres-XL

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NameNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsSpatial extension of PostgreSQLBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score30.77
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitenuodb.compostgis.netwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.compostgis.net/­documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release201320052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release3.1.1, January 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC
Server operating systemshosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
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.noyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByes infobased on PostgreSQL
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 integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infotunable commit protocolACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyesyes
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 infoTemporary tablenono
User concepts infoAccess controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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