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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. Interbase

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAnalytic DBMS for HadoopLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.14
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score17.79
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score6.30
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperAmazonClouderaEmbarcadero
Initial release201520131984
Current release4.0.0, July 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
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.yesnono infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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