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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used open source RDBMSA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.87
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score27.89
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1275.67
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score78.49
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.mysql.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasedev.mysql.com/­docdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTeradata
Initial release20152013201019951984
Current release1.7.8, August 2019V128.0.18, October 2019Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageGoC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresyesnoTransact SQLyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with always 3 replicas availableMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave 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 integrityyesnoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes 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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers 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 AuroraInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureMySQLTeradata
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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