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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon Redshift

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Large scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence tools
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.71
Rank#209  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score23.53
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­redshift
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshift
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)
Initial release2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin Python
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the system
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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