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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Datomic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Solr

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score52.10
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.datomic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.datomic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectSAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release201219922006
Current release0.9.5951, July 201917, July 20158.9.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.yesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Clojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoTransaction Functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJava plugins
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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