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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. SwayDB vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. SwayDB vs. Tarantool

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 queriesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score1.34
Rank#151  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.ioswaydb.iowww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iowww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Simer PlahaMail.ru Group
Initial release201520182008
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuanoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operationsACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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