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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.71
Rank#209  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAlibabaSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2013
Current release7.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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