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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. OpenQM

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 queriesGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.QpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store
Wide column store
Multivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iocloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iocloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.GoogleMartin Phillips
Initial release201520151993
Current release3.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
hostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuanoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-row operationsACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
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