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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  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 ScioreA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbiotdb.apache.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationSTS Soft SC
Initial release200720182011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloud
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

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