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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. ObjectBox vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. ObjectBox vs. OmniSci

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 assetsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.94
Rank#182  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comobjectbox.iogithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.objectbox.iodocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAmazonObjectBox LimitedMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2007201620172016
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoronline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBBigchainDBObjectBoxOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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