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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. KairosDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score0.66
Rank#220  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score103.50
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroragithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlkairosdb.github.iodocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201520132014
Current release1.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
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
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on Cassandrayes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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