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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.43
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score3.04
Rank#107  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#373  Overall
#156  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbphoenix.apache.orgwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbphoenix.apache.orgwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release200720142006
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20198.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
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.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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