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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Citus vs. OrigoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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 fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#135  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.citusdata.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.citusdata.comorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaRobert Friberg et al
Initial release20102009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersyesyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
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
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesdepending on model
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 infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole based authorization
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