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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Impala

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.47
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score18.65
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraiotdb.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationCloudera
Initial release201520182013
Current release3.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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