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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. ObjectBox vs. OrientDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 MobileMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#8  Object oriented DBMS
Score4.40
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comobjectbox.ioorientdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.objectbox.iowww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonObjectBox LimitedOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPTerark
Initial release20072016201720102016
Current release3.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
C++ API
Java API
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, Javascriptno
TriggersnonoHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoronline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
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)yesyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno
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