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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. SAP IQ vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. SAP IQ vs. Transbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score4.71
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmhelp.sap.com/­iqwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAlibabaSAP, formerly SybaseTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19941987
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSAP/Sybase Replication ServerSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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