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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. OrientDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. OrientDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonKyligence Enterprise  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 assetsDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA distributed analytics engine for big data, built on top of Apache KylinMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#272  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score4.40
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storekyligence.io/­kyligence-enterpriseorientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonIBMKyligence, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release20072016201720162010
Current release2.03.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++JavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinuxAll 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Tinkerpop 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#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava, Javascript
TriggersnonoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno 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
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes inforelationship in graphs
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 datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDBYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
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)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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