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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. atoti vs. Informix vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. atoti vs. Informix vs. SpaceTime

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonatoti  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.An in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#262  Overall
#14  Object oriented DBMS
Score22.95
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.atoti.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htminformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperAlibabaActiveViamIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Mireo
Initial release19842020
Current release14.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree versions availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++ and JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesMultidimensional Expressions (MDX)yesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPythonyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Real-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsyes
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