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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Axibase vs. Google BigQuery vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.16
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#247  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score26.76
Rank#26  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score21.14
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazonAxibase CorporationGoogle
Initial release2015201320102013
Current release155851.7.9, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesNumeric data and Strings
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
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.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
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Amazon AuroraAxibaseGoogle BigQueryInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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