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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. ClickHouse vs. Geode vs. Riak KV vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. ClickHouse vs. Geode vs. Riak KV vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 YandexGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score12.42
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.techgeode.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.tech/­docsgeode.apache.org/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAmazonYandex LLCOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Basho TechnologiesAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20072016200220092008
Current releasev22.1.2.2-stable, January 20221.1, February 20172.1.0, April 20155.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynonorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoyes, on a single nodenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights per client and object definablenono

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