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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Ignite vs. MonetDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by Amazondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.79
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score81.93
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorahive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantignite.apache.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Apache Software FoundationMonetDB BV
Initial release20152012201020152004
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
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
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyesnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes (replicated cache)none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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