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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  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 cloudGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.QpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Wide column store
Multivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#120  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonGoogleMartin Phillips
Initial release201220151993
Current release3.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
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Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-row operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
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