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System Properties Comparison PostgreSQL vs. SiteWhere vs. SQL.JS

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NamePostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score553.52
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#338  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#168  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgresql.orgsitewhere.iosql.js.org
Technical documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docssitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0sql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSiteWhereAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL20102012
Current release13.2 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP RESTJavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodespartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding infobased on HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptno

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