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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. InfluxDB vs. Infobright

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.41
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score26.55
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#154  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-db
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazonIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201520132005
Current release2.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraInfluxDBInfobright
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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