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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 queriesA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#117  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigobject.iowww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.bigobject.iodocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonBigObject, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201220152016
Current release5.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuano
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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