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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 DBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIWide column storeGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#295  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score1205.54
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#369  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.mysql.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
velocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdev.mysql.com/­docvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlex KashirinVelocityDB Inc
Initial release199520202011
Current release8.0.31, October 20220.5, April 20217.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
.Net
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++.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxnono
TriggersyesyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding
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 methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesBased on Windows Authentication
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