DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. GridDB vs. STSdb vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. GridDB vs. STSdb vs. SWC-DB

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 queriesScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSKey-value storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iogriddb.netgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4github.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.griddb.net
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Toshiba CorporationSTS Soft SCAlex Kashirin
Initial release2015201320112020
Current release4.6, February 20214.0.8, September 20150.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C#C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxWindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuanonono
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectGridDBSTSdbSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
» more
GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
» more
Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
» more
1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
» more
Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
» more
Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
» more
Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
» more
Market metricsGitHub trending repository
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
» more
Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectGridDBSTSdbSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud Doubles Database Products Revenue YoY with 150,000 Customers Worldwide
17 January 2022, Yahoo Finance

Alibaba Cloud Doubles Database Products Revenue YoY with 150000 Customers Worldwide
17 January 2022, AsiaOne

Top Cloud Providers: Alibaba Cloud vs. AWS
6 October 2021, IT Business Edge

An introduction to Alibaba cloud offerings
28 September 2020, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Toshiba launches cloudy managed IoT database service running its own GridDB
8 April 2021, The Register

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here