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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Citus vs. FileMaker vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Citus vs. FileMaker vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Scalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.citusdata.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.citusdata.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201019832006
Current release8.1, December 201819.3.1, June 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxiOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 functionalityyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infovia pluginsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
PHP.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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