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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. SpaceTime vs. Transbase vs. Vertica

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. SpaceTime vs. Transbase vs. Vertica

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score19.90
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.mireo.hr/­spacetimewww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidewww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAlibabaMireoTransaction Software GmbHVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release202019872005
Current releaseTransbase 8.4, September 2020Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree development licensecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFixed-grid hypercubesSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceReal-time block device replication (DRBD)Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesACID
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-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBSpaceTimeTransbaseVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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