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DBMS > PostGIS vs. Transbase vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Transbase vs. YugabyteDB

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
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Score29.16
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#287  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score4.51
Rank#86  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperTransaction Software GmbHYugabyte Inc.
Initial release200519872017
Current release3.3.2, November 2022Transbase 8.4, September 20202.17, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
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++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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PostGISTransbaseYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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