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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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 gridEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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
Score0.26
Rank#260  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastGoogle
Initial release2015200020082014
Current release4.0, February 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.yesnoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.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
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infoReplicated Mapnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyesno
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 integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
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Amazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcastLovefield
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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