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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. OrientDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. OrientDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKyligence Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA distributed analytics engine for big data, built on top of Apache KylinMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.79
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.29
Rank#272  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score4.40
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comkyligence.io/­kyligence-enterpriseorientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonAmazonKyligence, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release20152007201620162010
Current release3.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinuxAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava, Javascript
TriggersyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queries
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 integrityyesnonoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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