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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Altibase vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. searchxml

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.An enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.33
Rank#318  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#172  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score11.51
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#28  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaltibase.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperAlibabaAltibaseGoogleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release199920172015
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedWindows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesstored procedures and stored functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyesyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
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Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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