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

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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  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 HadoopA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score10.58
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score18.75
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlgithub.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.html
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaAlex Kashirin
Initial release2015200820132020
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.4.0, April 20200.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJDBC
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/ODBCC++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
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 Kerberos

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