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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. GeoSpock vs. OmniSci

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 queriesSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#281  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iogeospock.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.GeoSpockMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20152016
Current release2.0, September 20195.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyestemporal, categoricalno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuanono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneAutomatic shardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectGeoSpockOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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