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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  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 ScioreLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.
Primary database modelKey-value storeNative XML DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.59
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbbasex.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.basex.org
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbH
Initial release20072007
Current release10.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infoXQuery supports types
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes infovia events
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 nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levels

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