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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Manticore Search vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Manticore Search vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 assetsMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#311  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.commanticoresearch.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestmanual.manticoresearch.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonManticore Software
Initial release2007201620172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release4.2, December 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFixed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyes
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.noCan index from XMLyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication based on Galera library
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
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)yesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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