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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. MySQL vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. MySQL vs. Splice Machine

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceWidely used open source RDBMSOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.64
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#185  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.mysql.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdev.mysql.com/­docdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperAlibabaOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSplice Machine
Initial release201919952014
Current release8.0.27, October 20213.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoJava
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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-standardAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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