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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. MySQL vs. Teradata vs. Trafodion

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonWidely used open source RDBMSA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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
Score72.59
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#227  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.mysql.comwww.teradata.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldev.mysql.com/­docdocs.teradata.comtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTeradataApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2015199519842014
Current release5.7.32 , October 2020Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoHashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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