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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.esgyn.cnwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaEsgynInterSystems
Initial release201520182014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2020.2, July 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBEsgynDBInterSystems IRISPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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