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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Transbase

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score22.69
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#341  Overall
#150  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20051987
Current release3.4.2, February 2024Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-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 integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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