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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. BigObject vs. MongoDB vs. SwayDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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 queriesOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureAn 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 imposedDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
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
Score488.57
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicebigobject.iowww.mongodb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaCloud Inc.BigObject, Inc.MongoDB, IncSimer Plaha
Initial release2016201520092018
Current release5.0.5, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuaJavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service3 replicasnoneMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAlibaba Cloud user access controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud Log ServiceBigObjectMongoDBSwayDB
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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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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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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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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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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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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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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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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