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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. FoundationDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Netezza

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A multi-model DBMS and application serverData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystems
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score19.27
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.foundationdb.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperAlibabaFoundationDBInterSystemsIBM
Initial release201319972000
Current release6.2.28, November 20202018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoincluded in appliance
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C#
C++
Java
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer onlyyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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