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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. GeoMesa vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSWide column store
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.geomesa.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaCCRi and othersGoogle
Initial release20142015
Current release3.1.1, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicedepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicedepending on storage layerInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic 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.yesdepending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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