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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigObject vs. EJDB vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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 ScioreAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.99
Rank#110  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#258  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score11.83
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#150  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigobject.ioejdb.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgpdb.docs.pivotal.io
DeveloperAmazonBigObject, Inc.SoftmotionsPivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release20072015201220052005
Current release5.10.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-lessLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuanoyesno
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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