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

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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAnalytic DBMS for HadoopIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
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
Score54.53
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score4.65
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.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.htmlhelp.sap.com/­hanahelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAmazonClouderaSAPSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2015201320101994
Current release4.0.0, July 20212.0 SPS05 (JuneĀ 26, 2020), June 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAppliance or cloud-serviceAIX
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 statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
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#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceSQLScript, Ryes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingyesshared 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 MapReducenoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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