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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. HarperDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. HarperDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 networksA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryharperdb.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsHarperDBMicrosoftHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20072016201719922010
Current release17033.1, August 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20195.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaNode.jsC++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsdynamic schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyes infoJSON data typesyesno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages with LDAP bindings.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infocell divisionA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definednoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
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 operationsAtomic execution of specific operationsACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, using LMDByes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)LDAP bind authenticationAccess rights for users and rolesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryHarperDBMicrosoft AccessRavenDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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