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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Brytlyt vs. SQream DB vs. XTDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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 PostgreSQLa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.43
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score0.44
Rank#270  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#231  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#314  Overall
#45  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.brytlyt.comsqream.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.sqream.comxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonBrytlytSQream TechnologiesJuxt Ltd.
Initial release2007201620142019
Current release0.9, October 20162021.2, September 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, ScalaClojure
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyeslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLuser defined functions in Pythonno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnoneyes, each node contains all data
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
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-standard
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Amazon SimpleDBBrytlytSQream DBXTDB infoformerly named Crux
Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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