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

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Relational 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
Score0.27
Rank#239  Overall
#33  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.mysql.comwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2015201319952013
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 availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
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++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
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
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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 engineDocument is locked during a transaction
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 engineyesno
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 rolessimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraInfluxDBMySQLSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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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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SequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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As a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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China Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Open source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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