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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.78
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitepostgis.netwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
Developerinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release20052015
Current release3.2.1, February 20221.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsWindows
Data schemeyesschema-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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
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 dataACIDmultiple readers, single writer
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 PostgreSQLDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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