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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. HBase vs. TimesTen

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 assetsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.33
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score53.34
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comhbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesthbase.apache.orgdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2007201620081998
Current release2.2.0, June 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonooptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavaPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon SimpleDBBigchainDBHBaseTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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