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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.71
Rank#208  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score3.41
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAlibabaIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release2010
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 can be defined per database
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