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

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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 CouchDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014SingleStore Inc.
Initial release20152008200920102013
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.9.6, September 20217.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaErlangC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhostedLinux info64 bit version required
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnonoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJCacheRESTful HTTP/JSON APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding infohash partitioning
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
Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Amazon AuroraDrizzleEhcacheIBM CloudantSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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