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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EXASOL vs. Firebird vs. Hazelcast vs. Memcached

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.19
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score20.87
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.firebirdsql.orghazelcast.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonExasolFirebird FoundationHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201520002000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20082003
Current release3.0.5, 20204.0, February 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesnoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsPSQLyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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