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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Machbase

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  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 queriesHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iowww.gigaspaces.comwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlendoc.machbase.com
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Gigaspaces TechnologiesMachbase
Initial release201520002013
Current release15.5, September 2020V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.yesnono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayesno
Triggersyesnoyes, event driven architectureno
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 servicenoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.yesyesyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access controlsimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectGigaSpaces InsightEdgeMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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GigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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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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​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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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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Application Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Machbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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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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GigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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