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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Axibase vs. Druid vs. TimesTen

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 ScioreScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.33
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score2.29
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasedruid.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAmazonAxibase CorporationMetamarkets Group and contributorsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2007201320121998
Current release1558511 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JSON over HTTPJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon SimpleDBAxibaseDruidTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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