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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. JanusGraph vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. JanusGraph vs. SAP IQ

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.86
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score17.49
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#115  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score4.65
Rank#81  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmljanusgraph.orgwww.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.htmldocs.janusgraph.orghelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAmazonClouderaLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2015201320171994
Current release4.0.0, July 20210.6.1, January 202216.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
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/ODBCClojure
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)shared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factoryesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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