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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. GridGain vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.69
Rank#133  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.gridgain.comwww.singlestore.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.SingleStore Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release2019200720132009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.17.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infohash partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DocumentDBGridGainSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYaacomo
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Conferences and events

Distributed SQL Architecture: A Primer on Rowstore and Columnstore Databases
Webinar, 10am PST, 1 February 2022

Databases and DevOps. TechTalk with Joe Karlsson (SingleStore) and Rizel Scarlett (GitHub)
Webinar, 9 am PST, 9 February 2022

Migrating from PostgreSQL to Drive 20-100x Faster Performance
Webinar, 10am PST, 15 February 2022

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