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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. ArangoDB vs. MySQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Native multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.69
Rank#211  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score4.79
Rank#75  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.arangodb.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaArangoDB Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20121995
Current release3.7.9, March 20218.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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