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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.16
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score8.66
Rank#44  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.datastax.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonDataStaxTerark
Initial release201520112016
Current release6.7, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
C++ API
Java 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#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Amazon AuroraDatastax EnterpriseTerarkDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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