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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. ArangoDB vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast vs. RethinkDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A widely adopted in-memory data gridDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.19
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score5.80
Rank#64  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.arangodb.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB Inc.ExasolHazelcastThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20152012200020082009
Current release3.7.2.1, September 20204.0, February 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.yesnoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoEventsClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infoHadoop integrationyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Amazon AuroraArangoDBEXASOLHazelcastRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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