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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Impala vs. SwayDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAnalytic DBMS for HadoopAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.47
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score18.65
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAmazonClouderaSimer Plaha
Initial release201520132018
Current release3.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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
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
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
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 integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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