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DBMS > Postgres-XL vs. Prometheus vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Postgres-XL vs. Prometheus vs. SpatiaLite

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NamePostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.87
Rank#217  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score6.28
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#125  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.postgres-xl.orgprometheus.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationprometheus.io/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20152008
Current release10 R1, October 20185.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Linux
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby Federationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCnoACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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