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System Properties Comparison Postgres-XL vs. PostgreSQL vs. Transbase

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NamePostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score549.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#268  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgres-xl.orgwww.postgresql.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL1987
Current release10 R1, October 201813.2 , February 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Postgres-XLPostgreSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsThe resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesBig Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIn following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersTogether successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou will receive the Transbase® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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