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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast vs. Memcached vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 key-value store, originally intended for cachingPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-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
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
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalTeradata
Initial release20152000200820032005
Current release4.0, February 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesnoR packages
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyesnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
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 depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcastMemcachedTeradata Aster
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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