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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. JaguarDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 queriesPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#210  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#303  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#313  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score2.93
Rank#102  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iowww.datajaguar.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iowww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.Timescale
Initial release201520152017
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open 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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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuanouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnorights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectJaguarDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. PolarDB:...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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