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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  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 queriesA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedWide column store
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Score0.71
Rank#208  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#316  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score5.05
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release20152012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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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)
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuano
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
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