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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 Amazondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.69
Rank#211  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score11.47
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score85.58
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorahive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release20152012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
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
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesyesno
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 replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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