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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. CouchDB vs. Interbase vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 BorlandTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcouchdb.apache.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasepingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerEmbarcaderoPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release200519842016
Current release3.2.0, October 2021InterBase 2020, December 20195.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangCGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Interbase Change ViewsUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesnoyesno
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"InterbaseTiDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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