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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Ehcache vs. IBM Cloudant

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Ehcache vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.86
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score6.52
Rank#65  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score3.33
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAmazonTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release201520092010
Current release3.9.6, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCacheRESTful HTTP/JSON 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
JavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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