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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 assetsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.25
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.78
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score34.75
Rank#26  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200720162014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
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)yesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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