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System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. PostgreSQL vs. YottaDB

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYottaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA fast and solid embedded Key-value store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
Relational DBMS infousing the Octo plugin
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Score1.49
Rank#156  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score636.25
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#306  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbasewww.postgresql.orgyottadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9www.postgresql.org/­docsyottadb.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerYottaDB, LLC
Initial release19911989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2001
Current release5.716.3, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Docker
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesno
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infostandard with numerous extensionsby using the Octo plugin
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
PostgreSQL wire protocol infousing the Octo plugin
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
M
Perl
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groups based on OS-security mechanisms

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