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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational 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
Score0.66
Rank#216  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#125  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score1211.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.jbase.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleZumasysOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release198319911995
Current release19.3.1, June 20215.78.0.27, 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 serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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 formatyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
PHP.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
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 proceduresyesyesyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyesyes
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 14yesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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