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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A widely adopted in-memory data gridWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeWide column 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
Score8.64
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score8.45
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score48.66
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.comhbase.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docshbase.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release2015200020082008
Current release4.0, February 20202.2.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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 strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
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
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infoReplicated MapMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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Amazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcastHBase
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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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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