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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. IRONdb

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.76
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score2.54
Rank#110  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#317  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.irondb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonAmazonCirconus LLC.
Initial release201520122017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIHTTP API
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
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Lua
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infomanaged transparently by AWSconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraAmazon CloudSearchIRONdb
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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