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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast vs. RethinkDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 gridDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Wide column store
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
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.comhazelcast.comrethinkdb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonExasolHazelcastThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release20152000200820092017
Current release4.0.3, September 20202.4.0, December 20192.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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 strategynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languagenoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingSharding inforange basedHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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 AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedAtomic single-document operationsDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsyes
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Amazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcastRethinkDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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