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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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 cloudTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.Time Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score84.46
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.54
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbpingcap.comyanza.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonPingCAP, Inc.Yanza
Initial release201220162015
Current release5.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
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 integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntaxno
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.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)Users with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.no
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAmazon DynamoDBTiDBYanza
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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