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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Hypertable vs. IRONdb vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.circonus.com/­irondbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlibabaHypertable Inc.Circonus LLC.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200920171992
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016V0.10.20, January 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Thrift
HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Luayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor on file system levelconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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