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System Properties Comparison PostgreSQL vs. Splice Machine vs. SQL.JS

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NamePostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkPort 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.Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score552.23
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#181  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#185  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgresql.orgsplicemachine.comsql.js.org
Technical documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docsdoc.splicemachine.comsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSplice MachineAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL20142012
Current release13.1, November 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen 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
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infoJavano
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodespartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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PostgreSQLSplice MachineSQL.JS
Specific characteristicsTHE ONLY SCALE-OUT SQL RDBMS WITH BUILT-IN MACHINE LEARNING For data-rich, real-time...
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Competitive advantagesOperational Workloads: Full ACID support with high performance at scale Multi-row...
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Typical application scenariosNew AI/ML and IoT Applications Data Warehouse Offloads Application Modernization...
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Licensing and pricing modelsKubernetes Community Edition: https://hub.helm.sh/charts/splicemachine/splice-helm...
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