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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 key-value store, originally intended for cachingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
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
Score0.22
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.comhazelcast.comwww.memcached.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-info-whitepapers.html
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20152000200820031987
Current release4.0.3, September 20201.6.0, March 2020Transbase 8.3, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 strategyno
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
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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnoyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-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 AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoyes
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
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcastMemcachedTransbase
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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In following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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You will receive the Transbase® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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