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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon Aurora vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A widely adopted in-memory data gridDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score9.19
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.43
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­products/­apsaradb-for-polardbaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonExasolHazelcastIBM
Initial release2015200020082017
Current release4.0, February 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesSQL-like query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated MapActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAmazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcastIBM Db2 Event Store
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. PolarDB:...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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