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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. RocksDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.64
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonSpotifyFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2007201320142013
Current release6.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesno
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 infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
GoC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
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 nodesyesnoneyesnone
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
noneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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 applicationyesnoyes
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)nono

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