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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. GBase vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. GBase vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SWC-DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.35
Rank#288  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.41
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.05
Rank#371  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.gbase8a.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleAlex Kashirin
Initial release20152020
Current releaseGBase 8a0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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