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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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 high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial 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
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
orientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.omnisci.comwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonMapD Technologies, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2007201620162010
Current release5.10, January 20223.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxAll 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")
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 automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, Javascript
TriggersnonoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
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 inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
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.yes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Amazon SimpleDBBigchainDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018OrientDB
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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