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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Drizzle vs. FileMaker

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score52.84
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.claris.com/­filemaker
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release20081983
Current release7.2.4, September 201219.3.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
iOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Java
PHP
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
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 serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services
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