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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. JSqlDb vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.84
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score103.50
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorajsqldb.org (offline)www.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonKonrad von BackstromSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201520182014
Current release0.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
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
JavaScriptJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesfunctions in JavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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