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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. HugeGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. HugeGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.69
Rank#211  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score38.52
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbgithub.com/­hugegraphazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAlibabaBaiduMicrosoft
Initial release20182014
Current release0.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Unix
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Groovy
Java
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesasynchronous Gremlin script jobsJavaScript
TriggersyesnoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparkwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoedges in graphno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissionsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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