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Amazon Aurora System Properties

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NameAmazon Aurora
DescriptionMySQL-compatible RDBMS on Amazon RDS infocompatible with MySQL 5.6
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.91
Rank#50  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurora
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.html
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes
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 infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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Recent citations in the news

Amazon Aurora Parallel Query blurs database lines
27 September 2018, TechTarget

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2 October 2018, The Denver Channel

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24 September 2018, Zacks.com

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28 September 2018, TechTarget (blog)

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