DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. ArangoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. ArangoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Microsoft SQL Server

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Analytic DBMS for HadoopMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.62
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score4.92
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score18.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score991.07
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.arangodb.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaMicrosoft
Initial release20152012200820131989
Current release3.7.9, March 20217.2.4, September 20123.4.0, April 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis provides fully managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security. Get started for free and continue for as little as $0,21/hour.
Implementation languageC++C++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factoryes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
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-standardyesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraArangoDBDrizzleImpalaMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
» more
Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
» more
Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
» more
Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
» more
Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
» more
News

Introducing Developer Deployments on ArangoDB Oasis
8 June 2021

ArangoBnB: Data Preparation Case Study
1 June 2021

May 2021: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?
28 May 2021

April 2021: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?
24 April 2021

March 2021: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?
26 March 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for SQL Server gives you a fully graphical approach to database management and development.
» more

Navicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for SQL Server and many other database management systems.
» more

Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon AuroraArangoDBDrizzleImpalaMicrosoft SQL Server
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

The Weight of Relational Databases: Time for Multi-Model?
29 August 2017, Luca Olivari (guest author)

show all

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Oracle Unleashes HeatWave on MySQL, Thumps Amazon Redshift & Aurora
27 May 2021, Cloud Wars

Google launches new serverless database migration service
13 June 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

Oracle's Larry Ellison Launches Fresh Attacks On SAP And AWS
15 June 2021, CRN

Amazon lights up Arlington building for Pride Month
12 June 2021, WDVM 25

Amazon DocumentDB adds Global Clusters
2 June 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Crate.io raises $10M to grow its database platform
15 June 2021, VentureBeat

NoSQL Databases Software Market to Reflect Robust Expansion during 2021–2028| Global Key Players- MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB – The Manomet Current
15 June 2021, The Manomet Current

NoSQL Databases Software Market Innovative Strategy by 2028 | MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB – The Courier
28 May 2021, The Courier

Global Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) Software Market To Reach A New Threshold of Growth By 2027 | Aerospike, Datastax, Redis Labs, Enterprise DB, SQLite, MariaDB – The Manomet Current
9 June 2021, The Manomet Current

How to install the ArangoDB multimodal database on Ubuntu Server 20.04
15 December 2020, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
10 November 2014, InformationWeek

Cloudera’s Impala brings Hadoop to SQL and BI
25 October 2012, ZDNet

Cloudera's a data warehouse player now
28 August 2018, ZDNet

Cloudera says Impala is faster than Hive, which isn't saying much – Gigaom
13 January 2014, GigaOM

Cloudera Impala Wins InfoWorld Bossie Award for Second Year
9 October 2014, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Learn what makes Microsoft SQL Server a market-leading database technologies with this bundle
15 June 2021, Popular Science

Microsoft SQL Server RDBMS Review 2021
3 June 2021, Datamation

Improve Your Business Intelligence by Mastering Microsoft SQL Server
11 June 2021, Entrepreneur

Oracle vs SQL Server: RDBMS Comparison 2021
4 June 2021, Datamation

This $30 Essential Microsoft SQL Server Training Bundle will boost your business intelligence
14 June 2021, AndroidGuys

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sr. Software Development Manager - Aurora Storage
Amazon.com Services LLC, Seattle, WA

Software Development Engineer - Amazon Aurora
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Redmond, WA

Principal Developer Advocate - Aurora
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Seattle, WA

Sr Database Administrator (DBA)
PennyMac, Cary, NC

Senior Manager Database Specialist SA - Nationwide Opportunities
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Sales Director, Partner Success
TigerGraph, California

DevOps Engineer
MetaCX Talent Community, Indiana

Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
MetaCX, Indiana

Senior Front-End React/Full Stack Engineer
MetaCX, California

API Developer
Executive Recruiting, Overland Park, KS

Business Intelligence Developer (Tableau)
Early Warning Services, Scottsdale, AZ

Data Engineer
Simplex Software, Remote

Sr. DBA/Architect
Michaels, Dallas, TX

RPA Developer
Octo, Falls Church, VA

Cloud Architect (Remote)
Kinetix, Atlanta, GA

SQL Server Developer
Cigna, Hartford, CT

SQL Server Developer
Intone Networks, Remote

Database Engineer, Cloud SQL Server
Google, Kirkland, WA

Sql Server Developer
SDH Systems, Redmond, WA

SQL Server Database Administrator
VV Tech Solutions, Austin, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here