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NamePercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.53
Rank#196  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score482.25
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperPerconaPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release20151989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 201711.5, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONnative C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovia In-Memory Engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Percona Server for MongoDBPostgreSQL
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesEncrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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Typical application scenariosUnstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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Key customersSB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Market metricsOver 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze StevieĀ® Award winner for "New...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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