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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. GridGain vs. mSQL vs. MySQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgnitemSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.gridgain.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleGridGain Systems, Inc.Hughes TechnologiesOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2015200719941995
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.14.4, October 20218.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
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 proceduresyesnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
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 zonesyes (replicated cache)noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
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 ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesnoyes
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)Security Hooks for custom implementationsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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