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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Netezza vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Netezza vs. SAP IQ

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A multi-model DBMS and application serverData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score19.27
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.intersystems.comhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAlibabaInterSystemsIBMSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release199720001994
Current release2018.1.4, May 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoincluded in applianceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Java
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBInterSystems CachéNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
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