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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Couchbase vs. Trafodion

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.69
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score27.91
Rank#29  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.50
Rank#235  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.couchbase.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.couchbase.comtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonCouchbase, Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201520112014
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
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
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesFunctions and timers in JavaScriptJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyes infoEphemeral bucketsno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseTrafodion
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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