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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. MonetDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKyligence Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 distributed analytics engine for big data, built on top of Apache KylinA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score0.39
Rank#256  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comkyligence.io/­kyligence-enterprisewww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAmazonKyligence, Inc.MonetDB BV
Initial release2007201620162004
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
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)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon SimpleDBBigchainDBKyligence EnterpriseMonetDB
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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