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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Rockset vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBTiDB is an open source distributed SQL database that supports Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) workloads. It is MySQL compatible and features horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and high availability.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
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Score0.49
Rank#266  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#201  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score5.14
Rank#75  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbrockset.compingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overviewrockset.com/­docsdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaRocksetPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20192016
Current release7.6.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTGORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBRocksetTiDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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TiDB is an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for modern application...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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- HORIZONTAL SCALING : TiDB grants total transparency into your data workloads without...
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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 ideal for transactional applications that require extreme scalability and...
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Key customersBlock, Pinterest, Catalyst, Bolt, Flipkart, Capcom, Shopee (E-commerce), JD Cloud...
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Market metrics34K+ GitHub stars 5K+ members in TiDB Community Slack 1K+ community contributors...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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TiDB Community : Free open source software (Apache 2.0) TiDB Self-Hosted : Enterprise...
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