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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud PolarDB vs. Databricks vs. Galaxybase

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NameAlibaba Cloud PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatabricks  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.The Databricks Lakehouse Platform combines elements of data lakes and data warehouses to provide a unified view onto structured and unstructured data. It is based on Apache Spark.Scalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
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Score0.66
Rank#235  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score81.08
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#377  Overall
#40  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.databricks.comgalaxybase.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overviewdocs.databricks.com
DeveloperAlibabaDatabricksChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司
Initial release20132017
Current releaseNov 20, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC and Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Strong typed schema
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyeswith Databricks SQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Python
R
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions and aggregatesuser defined procedures and functions
Triggersyes
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 serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud PolarDBDatabricksGalaxybase
Specific characteristicsPolarDB, previously ApsaraDB for PolarDB, is a cloud-native relational database designed...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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