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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Brytlyt vs. Quasardb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 ScioreBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.18
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.41
Rank#252  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.brytlyt.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperAmazonBrytlytquasardb
Initial release2007201620162009
Current release0.9, October 20163.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonC, C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infointeger and binary
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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