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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. TiDB vs. Yanza

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.Time Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.postgres-xl.orgpingcap.comyanza.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaPingCAP, Inc.Yanza
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20162015
Current release10 R1, October 20185.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageCGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
LinuxWindows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by key range)none
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.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.no
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBPostgres-XLTiDBYanza
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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