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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. ArangoDB vs. BigchainDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  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 ScioreNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assets
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.25
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score4.92
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score0.78
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.arangodb.comwww.bigchaindb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablebigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latest
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB Inc.
Initial release200720122016
Current release3.7.9, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoAGPL v3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Python
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashno
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 automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
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 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
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
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsno
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,with MongoDB ord RethinkDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesyes
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Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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