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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. ToroDB

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.72
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitepostgis.netgithub.com/­torodb/­server
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentation
Developer8Kdata
Initial release20052016
Current release3.4.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersyesno
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 PostgreSQLSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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 rights for users and roles

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