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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. SQream DB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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 assetsHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.a GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.hawkular.orgsqream.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.sqream.com
DeveloperAmazonCommunity supported by Red HatSQream Technologies
Initial release2007201620142014
Current release2021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions in Python
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesno
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Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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