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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. RavenDB

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitepostgis.netravendb.net
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20052010
Current release3.1.4, September 20215.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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PostGISRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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