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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  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 cloudHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#212  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score70.07
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.hawkular.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guide
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonCommunity supported by Red Hat
Initial release20122014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infovia Hawkular Alerting
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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 regionno
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.yesno
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)no
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Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% 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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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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