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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. FileMaker vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. MySQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.claris.com/­filemakercloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release198320151995
Current release19.3.1, June 20218.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
PHPC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Internal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-row operationsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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