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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 Time Series DBMS based on HBaseEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.84
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#116  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.netwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-servergithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperAmazonAmazoncurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsPerconaSTS Soft SC
Initial release20152007201120082011
Current release8.0.25-15, 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client 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
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infobased on HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
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)noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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