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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. NCache

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.38
Rank#48  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#151  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.mysql.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlachisoft
Initial release2015201319952004
Current release1.7.8, August 20198.0.17, July 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++C#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cache
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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 engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Amazon AuroraInfluxDBMySQLNCache
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years....
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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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Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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NCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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