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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. YDB

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonYDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score25.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#306  Overall
#44  Document stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netgithub.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperYandex
Initial release20052019
Current release3.3.4, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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 SQLyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes
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 PostgreSQLActive-passive shard 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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 PostgreSQLAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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