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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE vs. MongoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#212  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score15.43
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score448.02
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAlibabaAsthon TateMongoDB, Inc
Initial release201619792009
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20194.4.1, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factornoneMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBigchainDBdBASEMongoDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. PolarDB:...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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