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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Interbase vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Interbase vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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.Analytic DBMS for HadoopLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.74
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaEmbarcaderoAlex Kashirin
Initial release20152008201319842020
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 2021InterBase 2020, December 20190.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++CC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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