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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Yanza

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Yanza

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.19
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score66.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbyanza.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAmazonAmazonMicrosoftYanza
Initial release2015201220142015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON typesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP 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
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS LambdaJavaScriptyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)with Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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