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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 queriesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score1.58
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicebigobject.ioswaydb.iowww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.bigobject.iowww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaCloud Inc.BigObject, Inc.Simer PlahaMail.ru Group
Initial release2016201520182008
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC 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)
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnostring, 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 indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuanoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service3 replicasnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate 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 dataACIDnonoAtomic execution of operationsACID, 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.yesnoyesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAlibaba Cloud user access controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud Log ServiceBigObjectSwayDBTarantool
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-Financeļ¼šhe 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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