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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache Druid vs. EXASOL

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score2.73
Rank#111  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score3.19
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbdruid.apache.orgwww.exasol.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.exasol.com/­resources
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation and contributorsExasol
Initial release200720122000
Current release0.22.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL for queryingyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
Lua
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage engines
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)RBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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