DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  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 queriesQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#117  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#254  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbigobject.iowww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.bigobject.iowww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonBigObject, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release201220151993
Current release3.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
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 schemeyesyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuayes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneyes
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 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 dataACIDnonoACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAmazon CloudSearchBigObjectOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
» more
Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
» more
Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAmazon CloudSearchBigObjectOpenQM infoalso called QM
DB-Engines blog posts

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Top Cloud Providers: Alibaba Cloud vs. AWS
6 October 2021, IT Business Edge

Alibaba adds new cloud-native services in Indonesia
11 June 2020, Jakarta Post

An introduction to Alibaba cloud offerings
28 September 2020, TechTarget

Two in Five Fortune 500 Companies Choose Alibaba Cloud
2 July 2020, Business Wire

Cloud DBaaS is the future of database management for the Enterprise
7 February 2020, Times of India

provided by Google News

Enterprise Search Software Market to Witness Robust Expansion by 2027 with Top Key players like Swiftype,
23 September 2021, Global Banking And Finance Review

Is Amazon CloudSearch superior to do-it-yourself search tools?
24 January 2014, TechTarget

Amazon CloudSearch brings A9 to devs and businesses
12 April 2012, Engadget

How To Buy Amazon Shares UK - Buy Shares In Amazon 2021
26 July 2021, EconomyWatch.com

AWS, Microsoft and Google should retire these cloud services
2 June 2020, TechTarget

provided by Google News

How to Stay Sane With Modern C++
7 February 2017, DZone News

provided by Google News

OpenQM
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Content Strategist - OpenSearch
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Software Development Team Lead
Transcat, Inc., United States

Sr TPM, OpenSearch
Amazon Web Services, Inc., East Palo Alto, CA

Software Engineer II
GivePulse, Austin, TX

Senior Programmer Analyst I
IEEE Corporate, Piscataway, NJ

MultiValue Database Programming Group Manager
Applied Concepts, Richardson, TX

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here