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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Hosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.35
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score2.36
Rank#120  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.31
Rank#273  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.brytlyt.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonBrytlytDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release2007201620082016
Current release0.9, October 20167.2.4, September 20125.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnono
Triggersyesnoyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
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 integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAmazon SimpleDBBrytlytDrizzleHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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