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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigchainDB vs. BigObject vs. SwayDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.bigchaindb.combigobject.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release201620152018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuano
Triggersyesnono
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 serviceselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
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-standardyesnono
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