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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Ehcache vs. HEAVY.AI vs. InfinityDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interface
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#348  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.ehcache.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
boilerbay.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.heavy.aiboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperAlibabaTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGHEAVY.AI, Inc.Boiler Bay Inc.
Initial release200920162002
Current release3.9.6, September 20215.10, January 20224.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgrade
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arrays
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JCacheJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
JavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loads
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBEhcacheHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InfinityDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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