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System Properties Comparison Postgres-XL vs. Rockset

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NamePostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.49
Rank#256  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#211  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitewww.postgres-xl.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperRockset
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2019
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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