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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. RocksDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 ScioreAn embedded key-value store for Go.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.46
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbsupport.google.com/­gsagithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2007201320022013
Current release6.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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 automaticallynono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
GoC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
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
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationyesyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noUser authentication via various security protocolsno

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