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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Memcached

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonCloud-based data warehousing serviceIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.50
Rank#49  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#166  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score20.74
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ibm.com/­products/­db2/­warehousewww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonIBMDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201520142003
Current release1.6.25, March 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL, SQL PLno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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