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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. STSdb

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Time Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#157  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.dolphindb.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.dolphindb.com/­helpcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaDolphinDB, IncGoogleSTS Soft SC
Initial release201820152011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAdministrators, Users, GroupsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no
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