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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. GeoSpock vs. Riak TS vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. GeoSpock vs. Riak TS vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 AmazonMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.96
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#302  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.61
Rank#98  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorageospock.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGeoSpockBasho TechnologiesYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2015200820152017
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.0, September 20192.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java, JavascriptErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyestemporal, categoricalrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)noyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJDBCHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
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++
Java
PHP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJavaScript and Erlangyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingAutomatic shardingShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users can be defined per tablenoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraDrizzleGeoSpockRiak TSYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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