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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Brytlyt vs. FoundationDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the 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 PostgreSQLOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#299  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#264  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#71  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.brytlyt.comgithub.com/­apple/­foundationdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperAlibabaBrytlytFoundationDB
Initial release20162013
Current release0.9, October 20166.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typing
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.
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyessupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLin SQL-layer only
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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