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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Datomic vs. SpaceTime vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Datomic vs. SpaceTime vs. Transbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 durabilitySpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.datomic.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetimewww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.datomic.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectMireoTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201220201987
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Clojure
Java
C#
C++
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersReal-time block device replication (DRBD)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoyes
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 developmentnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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