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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Brytlyt vs. HEAVY.AI

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Hosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.35
Rank#288  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score83.85
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.44
Rank#270  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score2.26
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.brytlyt.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonBrytlytHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release201220162016
Current release0.9, October 20165.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLno
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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