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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. CouchDB vs. ObjectBox

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  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.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score15.79
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcouchdb.apache.orgobjectbox.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerObjectBox Limited
Initial release20052017
Current release3.1.1, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesno
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
online/offline synchronization between client and server
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
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes
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