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PostgreSQL Oracle (Database)
Category
Preference 57% votes 43% votes
Website postgresql.​org www.​oracle.​com/​us/​product…e/​index.​html
License
Design
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable No No
Features
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Map and reduce No Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Integrity
Integrity model
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions Yes Yes
Referential integrity Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Locking model
Indexing
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes Yes
Graph support Conditional Yes
Distribution
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture ? Yes
Restrictions
Value size max. 1 GB 4 B
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver
Memory minimum 32 MB 512 MB
Architecture
Programming language
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Description Object-Relational Database Management System Relational Database Management System
Brand
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Database
Multilingual content Yes Yes
Price rating ★★★★★ ★★☆☆☆
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Standard compliance Yes Yes
Software distribution
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Release Date May 1995 January 1936
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes Yes
Lines of code 839 k ?
Free to use Yes Conditional
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Community Driven Good No
Web interface Yes Yes
Data encryption Yes Yes
API Good ?
XML Aware Good ?
Color ?
Cloud platform support
Online backup Yes Yes
Partial Index Yes Yes
Function Based Index Yes Yes
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility 50% votes 50% votes
Download www.​postgresql.​org/​download/​ www.​oracle.​com
Level of access authorization
Backup functionality Good Good
Query Cache Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
In-Place Update Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes No
Sorts Yes Yes
Tuneable write concerns Yes ?
Read preferences Yes Yes
Open Source Yes No
Op/s 1 000 005 58 000
XQuery Support Yes ?
Triggers Yes Yes
Server side custom code Yes ?
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Cloud-enabled Yes ?
Minimal memory footprint 32 MB ?
Multivariate Testing Yes ?
Materialized Views Yes Yes
Pipeline Aggregation Yes No
Spring Data Support Yes Yes
Geospatial Yes Yes
Text Analytics Yes Yes
Server Side Java Script Yes ?
HTML5 Charts No ?
JSON Yes Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes ?
Batch Loading Yes ?
ORM Join Support Yes Yes
Fully Distributed Yes Yes
Stored Procedure Yes Yes
Concurrency Yes ?
Auto-Sharding No ?
Contributors 21 ?
24/7 support Yes Yes
Free edition Yes Yes
SQL Queries Yes Yes
User and Group role based security model Yes ?
3D Support No ?
Monitoring UI Yes Yes
Recursive queries Yes ?
Network datatype Yes ?
Windowed aggregate Yes ?
Online backup (no locking) Yes ?
CLI` Yes ?
:( No ?
; drop table users; No ?
Point In Time Recovery Yes Yes
Distributed Counter ? Yes
WSDL ? No
Allowed number of content elements ? Yes
Extensibility ? Yes
Ajax ? Yes
Max rows in query result ? 1
Clustering over WAN ? Yes
Native Adsense Integration ? Yes
Multi-statement Transactions ? Yes
Does your mom understand it ? No
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