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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud PolarDB vs. Firebolt vs. SWC-DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebolt  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Highly scalable cloud data warehouse and analytics product infoForked from ClickhouseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.66
Rank#235  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#140  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#364  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.firebolt.iogithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overviewdocs.firebolt.io
DeveloperAlibabaFirebolt Analytics Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release20202020
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.Net
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
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 servicedepending on storage layer
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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