What is ApsaraDB HybridDB for PostgreSQL

Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017

ApsaraDB HybridDB for PostgreSQL is a distributed cloud database that is composed of multiple groups to provide online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service. HybridDB for PostgreSQL is developed based on the Greenplum Open Source Database program and is enhanced with some in-depth extensions by Alibaba Cloud. This service includes the following features:

  • Compatible with Greenplum, allowing you to directly use all the tools that support Greenplum.

  • Supports features including OSS storage, JSON data type, and HyperLogLog approximating analysis.

  • Complies with SQL 2008 standard query syntax and OLAP aggregate functions, providing a flexible hybrid analysis capability.

  • Supports hybrid storage mode with data stored in both rows and columns, enhancing analytics performance.

  • Uses exclusive MetaScan and SortKey technologies to optimize your experience.

  • Supports Data compression techniques to reduce storage costs.

  • Provides online expansion and performance monitoring services to free you from complicated MPP cluster O&M and enable DBAs, developers, and data analysts to focus on improving enterprise productivity through SQL and creating core value.

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