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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Raima Database Manager vs. ScyllaDB

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score29.81
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#273  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score5.63
Rank#77  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitepostgis.netraima.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationdocs.raima.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperRaima Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release200519842015
Current release3.3.2, November 202215, June 2021ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-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.yesno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationyes, Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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PostGISRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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News

Edge to Cloud replication
12 July 2022

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8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

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