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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  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 Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series 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
Score0.79
Rank#197  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score4.24
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdborientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestkairosdb.github.iowww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2007201620132010
Current release1.2.2, November 20183.1.9, 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
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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 automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet 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
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, Javascript
TriggersnonoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono 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 infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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 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)yessimple password-based access controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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