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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Brytlyt vs. Drizzle vs. Elasticsearch vs. HEAVY.AI

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Scalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#289  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#259  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score151.07
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.brytlyt.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperAlibabaBrytlytDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerElasticHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release2016200820102016
Current release0.9, October 20167.2.4, September 20127.8.0, June 20205.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++JavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoyesno
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBrytlytDrizzleElasticsearchHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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