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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  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 YandexDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-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
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score10.68
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score5.88
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.96
Rank#121  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.techriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.tech/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAmazonYandex LLCBasho TechnologiesAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2007201620092008
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20202.1.0, April 20155.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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 serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
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 proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono 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 applicationnonoACID
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.yesyes
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 rolesnono

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