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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  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 queriesIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score0.45
Rank#245  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#338  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#146  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iowww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iowww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.VK
Initial release20152008
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC 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-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuaLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, 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.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles
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