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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  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.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score10.58
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#80  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score973.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.arangodb.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoft
Initial release2015201220081989
Current release3.7.9, March 20217.2.4, September 2012SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
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
JDBCADO.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
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingtables 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
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
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)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon AuroraArangoDBDrizzleMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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