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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. BigchainDB vs. MonetDB vs. Sphinx vs. TimesTen

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.68
Rank#183  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.60
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score6.49
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.monetdb.orgsphinxsearch.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperMonetDB BVSphinx Technologies Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20192016200420011998
Current releaseNov2019-SP1, December 20193.1.1, October 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, RnoPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factornone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DocumentDBBigchainDBMonetDBSphinxTimesTen
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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