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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EDB Postgres vs. InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.76
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1261.57
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score76.78
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.enterprisedb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonEnterpriseDBOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTeradata
Initial release20152005201319951984
Current releaseV10, November 20171.8.0, April 20208.0.21, 2020Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCGoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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 infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraEDB PostgresInfluxDBMySQLTeradata
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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