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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. BigchainDB vs. Interbase vs. Vertica

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.36
Rank#120  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.76
Rank#211  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score6.07
Rank#71  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score20.03
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.bigchaindb.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasevertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsEmbarcaderoMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20072016201619842005
Current release1703InterBase 2020, December 201911.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languageJavaPythonCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-freeyesyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalnoyesyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.yesnono infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages with LDAP bindingsGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyesyesyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infocell divisionShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factorInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)LDAP bind authenticationyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Amazon SimpleDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryBigchainDBInterbaseVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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