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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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 cloudElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonMicrosoft
Initial release20122016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
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 SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQL
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesyes
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