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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. CockroachDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. CockroachDB vs. Lovefield

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.CockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.cockroachlabs.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAlibabaCockroach LabsGoogle
Initial release20152014
Current release21.1.2, June 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
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 integrityyesyesyes
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, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBCockroachDBLovefield
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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System of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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