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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Axibase vs. InfluxDB vs. MySQL

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.87
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score2.41
Rank#100  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#245  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1275.67
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaws.amazon.com/­simpledbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAmazonAmazonAxibase CorporationOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20152007201320131995
Current release155851.7.8, August 20198.0.18, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringNumeric 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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
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 proceduresyesnoyesnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
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)simple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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