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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Firebird vs. Ignite

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseApache 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 DBMSRelational DBMSKey-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
Score21.82
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.firebirdsql.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonFirebird FoundationApache Software Foundation
Initial release20152000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2015
Current release3.0.5, 2020Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen 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 languageC and C++C++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HDFS 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
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPSQLyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyes (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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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