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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 BorlandColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score19.90
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcouchdb.apache.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerEmbarcaderoVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release200519842005
Current release3.2.0, October 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageErlangC
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Interbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
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.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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"InterbaseVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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