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DBMS > PostGIS vs. XTDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. XTDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queriesHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
www.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationxtdb.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperJuxt Ltd.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release200520192017
Current release3.2.1, February 20221.19, September 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoMIT 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 languageCClojureC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, extensible-data-notation formatyes
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 SQLyeslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calciteyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
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 languagesClojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes, each node contains all dataBased 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 ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDByes infobased on RocksDB
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 PostgreSQLyes
More information provided by the system vendor
PostGISXTDB infoformerly named CruxYugabyteDB
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 metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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