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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EDB Postgres vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.64
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#112  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score8.45
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.enterprisedb.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAmazonEnterpriseDBExasolHazelcast
Initial release2015200520002008
Current releaseV10, November 20174.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraEDB PostgresEXASOLHazelcast
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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