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DBMS > Postgres-XL vs. Transbase vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Postgres-XL vs. Transbase vs. VoltDB

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NamePostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#258  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#355  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score1.45
Rank#151  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgres-xl.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperTransaction Software GmbHVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB19872010
Current release10 R1, October 2018Transbase 8.3, 202211.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
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 functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesJava
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCyesACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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