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DBMS > PostGIS vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score31.52
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score21.39
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#279  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release200520141987
Current release3.1.1, January 20213.1.1, March 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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