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DBMS > PostgreSQL vs. SpaceTime vs. Transwarp ArgoDB

System Properties Comparison PostgreSQL vs. SpaceTime vs. Transwarp ArgoDB

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NamePostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTranswarp ArgoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Distributed Analytical Database to replace Hadoop+MPP hybrid architecture
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
Relational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score629.41
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#395  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#391  Overall
#157  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgresql.orgwww.mireo.com/­spacetimewww.transwarp.cn/­en/­product/­argodb
Technical documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docsdocs.transwarp.cn/­#/­documents-support/­docs?category=ARGODB
DeveloperPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerMireoTranswarp
Initial release1989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2020
Current release16.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Python
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 hashFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
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 dataACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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