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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. JanusGraph vs. OrientDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  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 assetsA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.18
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score2.58
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score4.24
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comjanusgraph.orgorientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.janusgraph.orgwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2007201620172010
Current release0.6.0, September 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-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 datenonoyesyes
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 automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
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
Clojure
Java
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava, Javascript
TriggersnoyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno 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 Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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