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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache IoTDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. STSdb vs. Yanza

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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 FlinkDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-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
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbiotdb.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4yanza.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014STS Soft SCYanza
Initial release20072018201020112015
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedWindowsWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)no
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Native API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client APIHTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesnono
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
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnono infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenono

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