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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 queriesHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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Score0.63
Rank#212  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#322  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score1.32
Rank#148  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iowww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release20152017
Current release2.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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)
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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-standardnoyes
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigObjectYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. PolarDB:...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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