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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.47
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#267  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonCambridge SemanticsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201520182014
Current release2.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Apache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
CLI Client
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
C++
Java
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions and aggregatesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication in MPP-Clusteryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoKerberos/HDFS data loadingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infonot needed in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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