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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache IoTDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  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 ScioreAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and Flink
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbiotdb.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation
Initial release20072018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the application
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes

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