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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. STSdb

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.A cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.72
Rank#203  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­analyticdb-for-mysqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaGoogleSTS Soft SC
Initial release20152011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedWindows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no
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