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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Brytlyt vs. IBM Cloudant vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Brytlyt vs. IBM Cloudant vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 ScioreScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.31
Rank#271  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#293  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.brytlyt.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudanttinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAmazonBrytlytIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release2007201620102009
Current release0.9, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON APITinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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