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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. FileMaker vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Interbase vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. FileMaker vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Interbase vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.66
Rank#216  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#335  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.hawkular.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCommunity supported by Red HatEmbarcaderoTimescale
Initial release1983201419842017
Current release19.3.1, June 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 formatnono infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsnoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
PHPGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infobased on Cassandranoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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