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

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score29.16
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#272  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score7.36
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netraima.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationdocs.raima.comdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperRaima Inc.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release200519842013
Current release3.3.2, November 202215, June 20217.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC++, Go
Server operating systemsAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
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.yesno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationyes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioningSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
PostGISRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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News

Edge to Cloud replication
12 July 2022

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10 June 2021

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v14.2, a Powerful IoT Edge Embedded Database
8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for the IoT Edge Industry
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

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