DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. YugabyteDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Amazon Aurora and YugabyteDB with PostgreSQL, CockroachDB and MongoDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.97
Rank#46  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#163  Overall
#82  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20152017
Current release2.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
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.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesdepending on used data model
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
» more
Competitive advantagesYugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
» more
Typical application scenariosYugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsYugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
» more

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

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

More resources
Amazon AuroraYugabyteDB
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

Recent citations in the news

AWS Announces Amazon Aurora Supports PostgreSQL 12 (infoq.com)
7 February 2021, InfoQ.com

Amazon launches new failover options with Aurora Global Database
19 February 2021, Continuity Central

Amazon.com Announces Financial Results and CEO Transition
2 February 2021, Business Wire

Cloud Data Security is Now Available in AWS Marketplace
20 February 2021, Security Boulevard

Surging Cloud Databases Will Blow Past Legacy DB in Mega Platform Shift
22 February 2021, Cloud Wars

provided by Google News

Yugabyte Hardens Security in Latest Platform Release
12 February 2021, Database Trends and Applications

YugabyteDB 2.4 provides default distributed SQL database for cloud-native apps in a multi-cloud world
12 February 2021, Help Net Security

YugabyteDB 2.4 Expands Distributed SQL Features to Support More Cloud Native Workloads
10 February 2021, Business Wire

news digest: BluBracket community edition, Kong raises $100 million for cloud connectivity, and Yugabyte DB 2.4 released - SD Times
10 February 2021, SDTimes.com

SiliconAngle - Yugabyte raises $30M for its cloud-native distributed SQL database
9 June 2020, SiliconANGLE

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Cloud Support Engineer I - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Data Engineer
Centene Corporation, Charlotte, NC

Sr. Mgr. Database Specialist SAs
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Senior Specialized Sales, Database
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Minnesota

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

Java Developer Level 3
Ascendum, Blue Ash, OH

Database Engineer
Hudson River Trading, New York, NY

Senior Data Architect (Yugabyte DB)
Infosys Limited, Westlake, OH

Data Scientist
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Visualization Developer
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

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

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

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..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here