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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Heroic vs. MariaDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SQream DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlsqream.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.sqream.com
DeveloperAlibabaSpotifyMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Sybase, SAPSQream Technologies
Initial release20142009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 199519932014
Current release10.8.3, May 20222021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yesuser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingnonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBHeroicMariaDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSSQream DB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Much faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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What can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Some of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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