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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. MaxDB vs. SAP HANA

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. MaxDB vs. SAP HANA

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.66
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#96  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score51.45
Rank#23  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroramaxdb.sap.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperAmazonSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997SAP
Initial release201519842010
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20202.0 SPS06 (March 4, 2022), March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoalso available as a cloud based service
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
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
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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