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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  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 gridMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
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
Score91.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release2015200020082009
Current release4.0, February 202010.4.12, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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 strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, key
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infoReplicated MapMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
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 AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes 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 commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
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-standard
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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