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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. CrateDB vs. Machbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed Date Store based on LuceneTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iocrate.iowww.machbase.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iocrate.io/­docsendoc.machbase.com
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.CrateMachbase
Initial release201520132013
Current releaseV6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuauser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnorights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectCrateDBMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Machbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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CrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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