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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Aurora vs. InfluxDB vs. Teradata

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score8.17
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score20.92
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score73.89
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonTeradata
Initial release2014201520131984
Current release1.7.10, February 2020Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLAmazon AuroraInfluxDBTeradata
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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