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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. BigObject vs. Impala vs. Tarantool

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 queriesAnalytic DBMS for HadoopIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score17.56
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#144  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicebigobject.iowww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaCloud Inc.BigObject, Inc.ClouderaVK
Initial release2016201520132008
Current release4.0.0, July 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service3 replicasnoneselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAlibaba Cloud user access controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud Log ServiceBigObjectImpalaTarantool
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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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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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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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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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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