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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Hazelcast vs. IBM Cloudant

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Hazelcast vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  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 FlinkA widely adopted in-memory data gridDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.43
Rank#255  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score10.38
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbiotdb.apache.orghazelcast.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationHazelcastIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release2007201820082010
Current release5.1, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Native API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesyes
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
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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