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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. Teradata vs. TimesTen

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score68.39
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#137  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netravendb.netwww.teradata.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.teradata.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperHibernating RhinosTeradataOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2005201019841998
Current release3.2.1, February 20225.3, November 2021Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
hosted
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingSharding infoHashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 PostgreSQLAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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PostGISRavenDBTeradataTimesTen
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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