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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. PostgreSQL vs. TempoIQ
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|Name||mSQL Mini SQL Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||TempoIQ formerly TempoDB Xexclude from comparison|
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|Description||mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||Scalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Time Series DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Hughes Technologies||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||TempoIQ|
|Initial release||1994||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2012|
|Current release||4.2, April 2019||12.4, August 2020|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial free licenses can be provided||Open Source BSD||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||yes|
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|Server operating systems||AIX|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented no subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers||yes standard with numerous extensions||no|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||no|
|Triggers||no||yes||yes Realtime Alerts|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||none||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||ACID||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||no||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||no||no|
|User concepts Access control||no||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||simple authentication-based access control|
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