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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument 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
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.comhazelcast.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20152000200820142003
Current release4.0.3, September 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnono
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIProprietary 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
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithmnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.no
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 controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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Amazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcastLokiJSMemcached
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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