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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. MySQL vs. SWC-DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Widely used open source RDBMSA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.41
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1202.85
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#335  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.mysql.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlex Kashirin
Initial release19952020
Current release8.0.30, July 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-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 integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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