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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Apache Drill vs. Riak TS vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Apache Drill vs. Riak TS vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score11.74
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroradrill.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-tsgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationBasho TechnologiesAlex Kashirin
Initial release2015201220152020
Current release1.19.0, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data sourceno

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