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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud PolarDB vs. Amazon CloudSearch

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NameAlibaba Cloud PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#215  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#133  Overall
#12  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overviewdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon
Initial release2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhosted
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as required
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWS
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signatures
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