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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicesphinxsearch.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaCloud Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release201620012018
Current release3.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL for queryingSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service3 replicasnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAlibaba Cloud user access controlnono
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud Log ServiceSphinxSwayDB
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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