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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Kdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Kdb

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  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.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.35
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score7.31
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorakx.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcode.kx.com
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201520082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++q
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
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
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accounts
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Amazon AuroraDrizzleKdb
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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