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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. MarkLogic

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score10.00
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release199920072001
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20219.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Role-based access control at the document and subdocument levels

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