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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. ClickHouse vs. CouchDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  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 ScioreColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.41
Rank#100  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score3.38
Rank#81  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score18.12
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.yandexcouchdb.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.yandex/­docsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stable
DeveloperAmazonYandex LLCApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developer
Initial release200720162005
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20192.3.1, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 automaticallyyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno infoatomic operations within a single document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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)Access rights for users can be defined per database

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