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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. EsgynDB vs. NuoDB vs. Valentina Server

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score160.75
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.23
Rank#281  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.esgyn.cnnuodb.comwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldoc.nuodb.comvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAlibabaElasticEsgynNuoDB, Inc.Paradigma Software
Initial release2010201520131999
Current release7.8.0, June 20205.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesJava Stored ProceduresJava, SQLyes
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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.yesMemcached and Redis integrationnoyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBElasticsearchEsgynDBNuoDBValentina Server
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