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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. BigObject vs. CockroachDB vs. SwayDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#14  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicebigobject.iowww.cockroachlabs.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.bigobject.iowww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaCloud Inc.BigObject, Inc.Cockroach LabsSimer Plaha
Initial release2016201520152018
Current release21.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoScala
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuanono
Triggersyesyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service3 replicasnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAlibaba Cloud user access controlnoRole-based access controlno
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud Log ServiceBigObjectCockroachDBSwayDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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A real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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System of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Financeļ¼šhe infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Comcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Pay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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