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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. BoltDB vs. Cassandra vs. Yaacomo

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAn embedded key-value store for Go.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroragithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcassandra.apache.orgyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2015201320082009
Current release4.0.4, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBC
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
GoC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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