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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Lovefield vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
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 ScioreEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.34
Rank#254  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score87.90
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­products/­apsaradb-for-polardbaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonGoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2007201419922003
Current release2.1.12, February 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.yesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual 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 infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByesno
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)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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