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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. AllegroGraph vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. AllegroGraph vs. SAP IQ

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.High performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score1.25
Rank#154  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.71
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardballegrograph.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAlibabaFranz Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20041994
Current release7.0.0, April 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesno infobulk load of XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicewith Federationshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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