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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  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 RDBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score6.52
Rank#65  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbduckdb.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmduckdb.org/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaBasho Technologies
Initial release20182009
Current release0.2, August 20202.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
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 proceduresyesnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
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