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DBMS > Percona Server for MongoDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Percona Server for MongoDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. TypeDB

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NamePercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 SQLTypeDB provides developers with an expressive, customizable type system to manage their data using an award-winning query language, TypeQL, while building on a high-performance, distributed architecture.
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.Graph DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the graph database model.
Object oriented DBMS infoThe data model of TypeDB comprises object-oriented features such as class inheritance and interfaces.
Relational DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the relational database model.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
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Score0.52
Rank#251  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score638.91
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#236  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#9  Object oriented DBMS
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.percona.com/­mongodb/­software/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.postgresql.orgtypedb.com
Technical documentationdocs.percona.com/­percona-distribution-for-mongodbwww.postgresql.org/­docstypedb.com/­docs
DeveloperPerconaPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerVaticle
Initial release20151989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2016
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 201716.3, May 20242.28.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (IDE)
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
All JVM based languages
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashno
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSynchronous replication via raft
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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 infovia In-Memory Enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Percona Server for MongoDBPostgreSQLTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTypeDB is a polymorphic database with a conceptual data model, a strong subtyping...
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Competitive advantagesTypeDB provides a new level of expressivity, extensibility, interoperability, and...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache f or language drivers, and AGPL and Commercial for the database server. The...
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