Amazon RDS for Aurora vs Google BigQuery: What are the differences?
What is Amazon RDS for Aurora? MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database with several times better performance. Amazon Aurora is a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Amazon Aurora provides up to five times better performance than MySQL at a price point one tenth that of a commercial database while delivering similar performance and availability.
What is Google BigQuery? Analyze terabytes of data in seconds. Run super-fast, SQL-like queries against terabytes of data in seconds, using the processing power of Google's infrastructure Load data with ease. Bulk load your data using Google Cloud Storage or stream it in. Easy access. Access BigQuery by using a browser tool, a command-line tool, or by making calls to the BigQuery REST API with client libraries such as Java, PHP or Python..
Amazon RDS for Aurora and Google BigQuery are primarily classified as "SQL Database as a Service" and "Big Data as a Service" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Amazon RDS for Aurora are:
- High Throughput with Low Jitter
- Push-button Compute Scaling
- Storage Auto-scaling
On the other hand, Google BigQuery provides the following key features:
- All behind the scenes- Your queries can execute asynchronously in the background, and can be polled for status.
- Import data with ease- Bulk load your data using Google Cloud Storage or stream it in bursts of up to 1,000 rows per second.
- Affordable big data- The first Terabyte of data processed each month is free.
"MySQL compatibility " is the top reason why over 11 developers like Amazon RDS for Aurora, while over 17 developers mention "High Performance" as the leading cause for choosing Google BigQuery.
Spotify, Sentry, and Vine Labs are some of the popular companies that use Google BigQuery, whereas Amazon RDS for Aurora is used by Medium, StackShare, and Zumba. Google BigQuery has a broader approval, being mentioned in 160 company stacks & 41 developers stacks; compared to Amazon RDS for Aurora, which is listed in 121 company stacks and 31 developer stacks.
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