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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Axibase vs. BigObject vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Axibase vs. BigObject vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Scalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financebigobject.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iohelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlibabaAxibase CorporationBigObject, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201320151992
Current release1558517, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesLuayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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