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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Citus vs. JanusGraph vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Citus vs. JanusGraph vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 PostgreSQLA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#112  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.citusdata.comjanusgraph.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.citusdata.comdocs.janusgraph.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201020172001
Current release8.1, December 20180.6.0, September 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Clojure
Java
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
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 serviceShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
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 extensionsyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverno
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