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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.35
Rank#288  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.04
Rank#107  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbphoenix.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmphoenix.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationGoogle
Initial release20142015
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
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
Internal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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