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NameAmazon Aurora
DescriptionMySQL-compatible RDBMS on Amazon RDS compatible with MySQL 5.6
Database modelRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking measures the popularity of database management systems
Trend Chart
Score3.65
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurora
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.html
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release2015
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceyes
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
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
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts Access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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Recent citations in the news

Amazon's Aurora distribution center deal may be one of the last under EDGE program
21 December 2016, Chicago Tribune

Amazon Bringing 1000 Jobs To Aurora
23 January 2017, CBS Local

Amazon Aurora updates pave more automation, integration
26 October 2016, TechTarget

Informatica Raises the Bar with Industry's First Cloud Data Lake ...
9 March 2017, GlobeNewswire (press release)

AWS Extends Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL Compatibility
30 November 2016, Yahoo Finance

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