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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Faircom DB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Faircom DB vs. SAP IQ

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score9.89
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.datastax.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAlibabaDataStaxFairCom CorporationSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201119791994
Current release6.8, April 2020V12, November 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"File partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationstunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBDatastax EnterpriseFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACESAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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DataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Applications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Annual subscription
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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