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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Drizzle vs. Faircom DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#246  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-db
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFairCom Corporation
Initial release20081979
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeyesyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structures
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistent
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memory
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for files
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBDrizzleFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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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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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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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom 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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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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