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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. MySQL

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  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 gridDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
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
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.43
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1264.25
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastIBMOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20152000200820171995
Current release4.0, February 20202.08.0.21, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 strategynoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated MapActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesNo - written data is immutableyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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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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