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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Drizzle vs. Google Cloud Spanner

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Drizzle vs. Google Cloud Spanner

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  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.An IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.35
Rank#288  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#240  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.46
Rank#87  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbiotdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spanner
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGoogle
Initial release201820082017
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Native API
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Java
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesyesno 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 serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolation
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBApache IoTDBDrizzleGoogle Cloud Spanner
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Apache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Low Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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IoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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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 License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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