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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Google Cloud Datastore

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.69
Rank#211  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score11.47
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroracloud.google.com/­datastore
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonGoogle
Initial release20152008
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, details here
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (GQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesusing Google App Engine
TriggersyesyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
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.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 (IAM)
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