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DBMS > Oracle Rdb vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Oracle Rdb vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.45
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score30.85
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#277  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlpostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release198420052009
Current release7.4.1.1, 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsHP Open VMS
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLno

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