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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.dBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.35
Rank#288  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score14.20
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablensdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAlibabaAsthon TateGoogle
Initial release197920152017
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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