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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
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
Score7.92
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.mysql.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2015201319952014
Current release1.7.8, August 20198.0.18, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary native API
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 infoIn-Memory realm
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 rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraInfluxDBMySQLRealm
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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