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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Ehcache vs. Ignite

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.18
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score6.68
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score5.00
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ehcache.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGApache Software Foundation
Initial release201520092015
Current release3.8.0, July 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCacheHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate 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 resourceACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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