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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. HBase

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  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 cloudWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#210  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score69.14
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score46.28
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhbase.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhbase.apache.org
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release20122008
Current release2.2.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 regionSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
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.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)Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. PolarDB:...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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