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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Hazelcast vs. Kdb+

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA widely adopted in-memory data gridHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Relational DBMS
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
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorahazelcast.comkx.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docscode.kx.com
DeveloperAmazonHazelcastKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201520082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release4.0, February 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaq
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.yesyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
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
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoEventsyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlrights management via user accounts
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Amazon AuroraHazelcastKdb+
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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