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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Badger vs. GigaSpaces

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  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 ScioreAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented Transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score2.09
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#316  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.96
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.gigaspaces.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAmazonDGraph LabsGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release200720172000
Current release15.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-99 for query and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes, event driven architecture
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noRole-based access control
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Amazon SimpleDBBadgerGigaSpaces
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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