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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Machbase

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score60.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.36
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#302  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdoc.machbase.com
DeveloperAmazonAmazonMachbase
Initial release201220072013
Current releaseV4.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
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 nodesyesyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBAmazon SimpleDBMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data processing Machbase processes (i.e. collecting, storing, indexing,...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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