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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EXASOL vs. Snowflake vs. SQL.JS

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.76
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score3.40
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonExasolSnowflake Computing Inc.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2015200020142012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
Lua
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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