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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Hazelcast vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 gridKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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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
Score0.01
Rank#359  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbiotdb.apache.orghazelcast.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationHazelcastSTS Soft SC
Initial release2007201820082011
Current release5.1, March 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 strategy
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
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
.NET Client 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersnoyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated Mapnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesno
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 Algorithm
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesRole-based access controlno
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Amazon SimpleDBApache IoTDBHazelcastSTSdb
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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