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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Brytlyt vs. Drizzle vs. HarperDB vs. HEAVY.AI

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  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.Ultra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#289  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#259  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#251  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.brytlyt.comharperdb.iogithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperAlibabaBrytlytDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerHarperDBHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release2016200820172016
Current release0.9, October 20167.2.4, September 20123.1, August 20215.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen 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++Node.jsC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding 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
yes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBBrytlytDrizzleHarperDBHEAVY.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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HarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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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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By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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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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Use cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metricsOver 94K total HarperDB users : 16,500+ npm downloads 73,600+ on Docker Hub 4,200+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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HarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A data base is only as powerful as it...
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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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