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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. MariaDB vs. mSQL vs. Riak TS

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroramariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
hughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Hughes TechnologiesBasho Technologies
Initial release201520082009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 199519942015
Current release7.2.4, September 201210.7.2, February 20224.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++CErlang
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3noJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraDrizzleMariaDBmSQL infoMini SQLRiak TS
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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