DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. MySQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Amazon Aurora and MySQL with PostgreSQL, Amazon DynamoDB and Oracle.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.24
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score1252.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20151995
Current release5.7.32 , October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
ScaleGrid for MySQL: Fully managed MySQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDatadog: Improve MySQL performance by visualizing and identifying errors fast using granular, out-of-the-box dashboards.
» more

Navicat for MySQL is the ideal solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development.
» more

ClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon AuroraMySQL
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Key Takeaways: 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems
8 January 2021, Solutions Review

A closer look at SAP HANA Cloud
19 January 2021, ZDNet

Amazon Aurora Doubles Maximum RDBS Storage Size to 128TB
14 October 2020, AiThority

With new Managed Grafana service AWS ups its open source game
23 December 2020, ZDNet

AWS Glue DataBrew Visual Data Preparation is Now Generally Available
28 December 2020, Solutions Review

provided by Google News

Dive Into Database Management With This Discounted MySQL Course
14 January 2021, PCMag.com

Oracle: shift back to red on MySQL Analytics Engine
11 January 2021, ComputerWeekly.com

Israeli Cyber Experts Uncover Massive Attack on 85000 MySQL Servers
21 December 2020, The Media Line

Relational Databases Software Market 2027 with Major Eminent Key Players Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, IBM
19 January 2021, The Courier

Israeli cyber experts uncover massive attack on 85,000 MySQL servers
22 December 2020, The Jerusalem Post

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Principal WW GTM - Amazon Aurora MySQL
Amazon Web Services, Inc., East Palo Alto, CA

Sr. Software Development Manager - Aurora Storage
Amazon.com Services LLC, Seattle, WA

MySQL DBA
HANDLE, Louisville, KY

Director, Aurora Storage
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Cambridge, MA

Database Administrator
ARC-One Solutions, Miramar, FL

Loss Prevention Specialist
Amazon.com Services LLC, Thornton, CO

Software Developer – Entry Level
Grant Street Group, Remote

QA - Plugin Tester
Incsub, Remote

Technical Support Representative
GoDaddy, Gilbert, AZ

Jr. QA Analyst Trainee
SQA², Los Alamitos, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Present your product here