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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Axibase vs. CockroachDB vs. LeanXcale

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.28
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#286  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonAxibase CorporationCockroach LabsLeanXcale
Initial release2015201320152015
Current release1558521.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFT
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Amazon AuroraAxibaseCockroachDBLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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