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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. etcd vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. etcd vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TimesTen

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A distributed reliable key-value storeElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score10.88
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#137  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
azure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
docs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftSybase, SAPOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201619931998
Current release3.4, August 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQLyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.yesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
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