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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. STSdb

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAsthon TateGoogleSTS Soft SC
Initial release197920152011
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedWindows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
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)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnone
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 zonesnone
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)
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
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)no
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