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System Properties Comparison Postgres-XL vs. SAP HANA

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NamePostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score53.81
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgres-xl.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperSAP
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2010
Current release10 R1, October 20182.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningyes
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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