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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. DuckDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. HugeGraph vs. Riak KV

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.An embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.A fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.41
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#236  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score4.11
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#283  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbduckdb.orgcloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­hugegraphriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmduckdb.org/­docscloud.google.com/­spanner/­docshugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-doc
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleBaiduBasho Technologies
Initial release2018201720182009
Current release0.2, August 20200.92.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedserver-lesshostedLinux
macOS
Unix
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Groovy
Java
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoasynchronous Gremlin script jobsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnononoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowvia hugegraph-sparkyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyes infoedges in graphno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users, roles and permissionsno
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