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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Ehcache vs. IBM Cloudant

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Ehcache vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  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 optionsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.10
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score4.25
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release2015200820092010
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.8.1, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJCacheRESTful HTTP/JSON 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++
Java
PHP
JavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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