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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Axibase vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Axibase vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  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 visualizationCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#272  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAlibabaAxibase CorporationGoogle
Initial release20132017
Current release15585
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersyesyesyes, with Cloud Functions
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 serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
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