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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Ehcache

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Ehcache

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage options
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.74
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#65  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ehcache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ehcache.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release201520082009
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.9.6, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJCache
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++
Java
PHP
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Server
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby using Terracotta Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resource
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approach
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPno

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