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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. KairosDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAnalytic DBMS for HadoopDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.79
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score18.71
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#204  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlkairosdb.github.io
DeveloperAmazonCloudera
Initial release201520132013
Current release4.0.0, July 20211.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet 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/ODBCJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberossimple password-based access control

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