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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TypeDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A widely adopted in-memory data gridSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score10.08
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score7.54
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbhazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchvaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAlibabaHazelcastMicrosoftVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release200820152016
Current release5.1, March 2022V12.8.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnono
Triggersyesyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlyes infousing Azure authenticationyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBHazelcastMicrosoft Azure SearchTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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