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DBMS > Postgres-XL vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Postgres-XL vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

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NamePostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgres-xl.orgwww.singlestore.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperSingleStore Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20132009
Current release10 R1, October 20187.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Linux info64 bit version requiredAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infohash partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Postgres-XLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYaacomo
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Conferences and events

Distributed SQL Architecture: A Primer on Rowstore and Columnstore Databases
Webinar, 10am PST, 1 February 2022

Databases and DevOps. TechTalk with Joe Karlsson (SingleStore) and Rizel Scarlett (GitHub)
Webinar, 9 am PST, 9 February 2022

Migrating from PostgreSQL to Drive 20-100x Faster Performance
Webinar, 10am PST, 15 February 2022

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