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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. JaguarDB vs. NuoDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. JaguarDB vs. NuoDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAnalytic DBMS for HadoopPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.datajaguar.comnuodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdoc.nuodb.comhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAmazonClouderaDataJaguar, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20152013201520131994
Current release4.0.0, July 20212.9.4 September 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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/ODBCC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoJava, SQLyes
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yesnonoyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosrights management via user accountsStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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