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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. BoltDB vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BoltDB vs. Drizzle

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreAn embedded key-value store for Go.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.41
Rank#100  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score0.48
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­boltdb/­bolt
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release200720132008
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
GoC
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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
none
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 applicationyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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)noPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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