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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Valentina Server

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.14
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Paradigma Software
Initial release2015200820101999
Current release7.2.4, September 20125.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIODBC
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
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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