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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. BigObject vs. EXASOL vs. OpenQM

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 queriesHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.QpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score3.53
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigobject.iowww.exasol.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.bigobject.iowww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonBigObject, Inc.ExasolMartin Phillips
Initial release2012201520001993
Current release3.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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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)
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
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 indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuauser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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