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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Ingres vs. MariaDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Ingres vs. MariaDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Well established RDBMSMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.58
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score76.99
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score102.19
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.actian.com/­ingresmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerActian CorporationMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release2016201220081974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2009
Current release7.2.4, September 201211.0, April 201710.6.5, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++CC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesno infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyesyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Ingres ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBAmazon DynamoDBDrizzleIngresMariaDB
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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