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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 searchesTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score3.62
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbbasex.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessmilvus.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.basex.orgdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHMicrosoftPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20072007199220192016
Current release10.0, August 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.0, January 20225.4.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, GoGo, Rust
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
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
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
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 applicationnonenoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
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 infocurrently only supported in syntax
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
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
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 2003noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Amazon SimpleDBBaseXMicrosoft AccessMilvusTiDB
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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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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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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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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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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