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System Properties Comparison Percona Server for MySQL vs. PostgreSQL vs. Transbase

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NamePercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.84
Rank#100  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score542.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.postgresql.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualswww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-info-whitepapers.html
DeveloperPerconaPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20081989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL1987
Current release8.0.18-9, December 201912.4, August 2020Transbase 8.3, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoBSDcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodespartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication
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 dataACIDACIDyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Percona Server for MySQLPostgreSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsThe resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesBig Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIn following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersTogether successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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