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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  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.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Widely used open source RDBMSNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.44
Rank#276  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#90  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1106.67
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#274  Overall
#42  Document stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#388  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.mysql.comwww.sequoiadb.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overviewcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSequoiadb Ltd.Alex Kashirin
Initial release2015199520132020
Current release8.3.0, January 20240.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.yesnoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
proprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxJavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding
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 zonesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesnoyesnono
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)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolessimple password-based access control
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