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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. BigObject vs. GridDB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. BigObject vs. GridDB vs. STSdb

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Scalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographbigobject.iogriddb.netgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.griddb.net
DeveloperAlibabaCambridge SemanticsBigObject, Inc.Toshiba CorporationSTS Soft SC
Initial release2018201520132011
Current release2.3, January 20214.6, February 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxWindows
Data schemeyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Apache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++
Java
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions and aggregatesLuanono
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceAutomatic shardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusternoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoKerberos/HDFS data loadingnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusternoneImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infonot needed in graphsyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAnzoGraph DBBigObjectGridDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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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 license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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