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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. DuckDB vs. FoundationDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. DuckDB vs. FoundationDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
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
Score0.18
Rank#291  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.ioduckdb.orgwww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.ioduckdb.org/­docsapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.FoundationDB
Initial release201520182013
Current release0.2, August 20206.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno infosome layers support typing
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyessupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuanoin SQL-layer only
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)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-standardnonono
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