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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. IBM Db2 vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.75
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score172.60
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonIBMOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release20151983 infohost version20131994
Current release12.1, October 20161.7.8, August 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++GoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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.yesnoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP 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
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno
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Amazon AuroraIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2InfluxDBOracle Berkeley DB
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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