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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score15.79
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcouchdb.apache.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerEmbarcadero
Initial release20051984
Current release3.1.1, September 2020InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Interbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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