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DBMS > PostGIS vs. Postgres-XL vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Postgres-XL vs. Valentina Server

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperParadigma Software
Initial release20052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1999
Current release3.1.4, September 202110 R1, October 20185.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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