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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. FileMaker vs. IRONdb vs. Prometheus vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. FileMaker vs. IRONdb vs. Prometheus vs. RDF4J

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseprometheus.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbprometheus.io/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1983201720152004
Current release19.3.1, June 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC and C++GoJava
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
PHP.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, in Luanoyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14configurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoby Federationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnonono
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