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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Elasticsearch vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational 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
Score151.59
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score8.45
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAmazonElasticExasolHazelcast
Initial release2015201020002008
Current release7.7.0, May 20204.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen 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 languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-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.yesnonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.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
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes infoHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
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.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Amazon AuroraElasticsearchEXASOLHazelcast
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customers
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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