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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. GridGain vs. ObjectBox vs. OrientDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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 assetsGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Object oriented DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.65
Rank#135  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#8  Object oriented DBMS
Score4.40
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.gridgain.comobjectbox.ioorientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.objectbox.iowww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonGridGain Systems, Inc.ObjectBox LimitedOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release20072016200720172010
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonJava, C++, .NetC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary native APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noJava, Javascript
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)noHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)online/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
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 integritynononoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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