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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. CrateDB vs. EXASOL

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDistributed Date Store based on LuceneHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.19
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#190  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroracrate.iowww.exasol.com/­en/­products
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcrate.io/­docswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resources
DeveloperAmazonCrateExasol
Initial release201520132000
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VM
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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 SQLyesyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java
Lua
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Amazon AuroraCrateDBEXASOL
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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