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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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 CouchDBMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score143.44
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release20152008200920101992
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.9.6, September 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJCacheRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
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
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingnone
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
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
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 possibleACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
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 databaseno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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