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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. mSQL vs. MySQL vs. Sphinx

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.20
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#129  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score1241.64
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score6.35
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorahughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.mysql.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldev.mysql.com/­docsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonHughes TechnologiesOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2015199419952001
Current release4.2, April 20198.0.22, 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate 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 engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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