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DBMS > PostGIS vs. Tarantool vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Tarantool vs. XTDB

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.69
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#144  Overall
#25  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#343  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitepostgis.netwww.tarantool.iogithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
www.xtdb.com
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docwww.xtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperVKJuxt Ltd.
Initial release200520082019
Current release3.4.2, February 20242.10.0, May 20221.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoBSD-2, source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Tarantool EnterpriseOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++Clojure
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesFlexible data schema: relational definition for tables with ability to store json-like documents in columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean, datetimeyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesFull-featured ANSI SQL supportlimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsOpen binary protocolHTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyesyes, before/after data modification events, on replication events, client session eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding, partitioned with virtual buckets by user defined affinity key. Live resharding for scale up and scale down without maintenance downtime.none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLAsynchronous replication with multi-master option
Configurable replication topology (full-mesh, chain, star)
Synchronous quorum replication (with Raft)
yes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCasual consistency across sharding partitions
Eventual consistency within replicaset partition infowhen using asyncronous replication
Immediate Consistency within single instance
Sequential consistency including linearizable read within replicaset partition infowhen using Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, with serializable isolation and linearizable read (within partition); Configurable MVCC (within partition); No cross-shard distributed transactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, write ahead loggingyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess Control Lists
Mutual TLS authentication for Tarantol Enterprise
Password based authentication
Role-based access control (RBAC) and LDAP for Tarantol Enterprise
Users and Roles

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