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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. ArcadeDB vs. H2GIS

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. ArcadeDB vs. H2GIS

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  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 ScioreFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenSpatial extension of H2
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.43
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Document stores
#28  Graph DBMS
#41  Key-value stores
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbarcadedb.comwww.h2gis.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.arcadedb.comwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperAmazonArcade DataCNRS
Initial release200720212013
Current releaseSeptember 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 SQLnoSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2
Triggersnoyes
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 nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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)yes infobased on H2

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