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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. ArangoDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  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 multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#103  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score4.36
Rank#66  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.arangodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.arangodb.com/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbH
Initial release20072012
Current release3.5.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collection
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hash
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON style queries
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infosince version 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScript
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes
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Amazon SimpleDBArangoDB
News

Multi-Model Database ArangoDB 3.5 released – Distributed Joins, Streaming Transactions, extended GraphDB & Search Capabilities
19 August 2019

Welcome Matt Ekstrom, CRO, and Jörg Schad, Head of Engineering & Machine Learning!
14 August 2019

RC7 of ArangoDB 3.5: Streaming Transactions API
5 August 2019

RC4 of ArangoDB 3.5: Configurable Analyzers & other ArangoSearch Upgrades
26 June 2019

ArangoDB Included in DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data
21 June 2019

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