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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. PostgreSQL vs. Speedb
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|Name||Oracle Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Speedb Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Widely used RDBMS||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||An embeddable, high performance key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads, which can be used as a drop-in replacement for RocksDB|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Key-value store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
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|Developer||Oracle||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||Speedb|
|Initial release||1980||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2020|
|Current release||21c, January 2021||16.0, September 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial restricted free version is available||Open Source BSD||Open Source Apache Version 2.0; commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||C||C++|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
|Data scheme||yes Schemaless in JSON and XML columns||yes||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||no|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes with proprietary extensions||yes standard with numerous extensions||no|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||PL/SQL also stored procedures in Java possible||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding, horizontal partitioning||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||horizontal partitioning|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication|
|Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||yes|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no can be realized in PL/SQL||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID isolation level can be parameterized||ACID||yes|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes Version 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'||no||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||no|
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|Specific characteristics||Speedb is an embedded key-value storage engine for versatile use cases. It was designed...|
|Competitive advantages||Speedb Open-source rebases on RocksDB's latest versions, with enhanced capabilities...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Open source - Speedb OSS is released under an Apache license and can be found on...|
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