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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. MongoDB vs. Quasardb

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#216  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score487.35
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.mongodb.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperAlibabaMongoDB, Incquasardb
Initial release20092009
Current release5.0, July 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBMongoDBQuasardb
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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