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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BaseX vs. Microsoft Access vs. Milvus vs. SingleStore

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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.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.)A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelKey-value storeNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series 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
Score146.50
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#264  Overall
#18  Search engines
Score7.03
Rank#62  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbbasex.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessmilvus.iowww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.basex.orgdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHMicrosoftSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20072007199220192013
Current release10.0, August 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.0, January 20227.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, GoC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infoXQuery supports typesyesNumeric and Stringyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenoneShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Bounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationmultiple readers, single writerACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
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)Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003noFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Amazon SimpleDBBaseXMicrosoft AccessMilvusSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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