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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposed
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.71
Rank#209  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#115  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#324  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigobject.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonBigObject, Inc.
Initial release20122015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLua
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tables
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)
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-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesno
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