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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MonetDB vs. Tibero

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MonetDB vs. Tibero

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  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 assetsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial 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
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.91
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#121  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.monetdb.orgwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MonetDB BVTmaxSoft
Initial release20072016201020042003
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 20216, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonErlangCC and Assembler
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes, in SQL, C, RPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingShardingSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nono infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)
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Amazon SimpleDBBigchainDBIBM CloudantMonetDBTibero
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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