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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Hazelcast vs. Impala

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA widely adopted in-memory data gridAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.76
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#43  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score15.52
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorahazelcast.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAmazonHazelcastCloudera
Initial release201520082013
Current release4.0, February 20203.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
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.yesyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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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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