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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MySQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score1227.86
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaInterSystemsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20181995
Current release2020.2, July 20208.0.25, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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