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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. EventStoreDB vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. EventStoreDB vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 queriesIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedEvent StoreTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score0.71
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iowww.eventstore.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iodevelopers.eventstore.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Event Store LimitedQuestDB Limited
Initial release201520122014
Current release21.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuano
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectEventStoreDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Guaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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EventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Event-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Available as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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Apache 2.0.
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