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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. MariaDB vs. MonetDB vs. TypeDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 assetsMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score104.36
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#96  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.monetdb.orgvaticle.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarywww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAmazonMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
MonetDB BVVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release20072016200920042016
Current release10.6.5, November 2021Oct2020-SP2, January 20212.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++CJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Amazon SimpleDBBigchainDBMariaDBMonetDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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