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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 SQLiteHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
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
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.techriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbclickhouse.tech/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonYandex LLCBasho TechnologiesAlessandro FurieriYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20072016200920082017
Current releasev22.1.2.2-stable, January 20222.1.0, April 20155.0.0, August 20202.6, August 2021
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 v2.1Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
server-lessLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes
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 automaticallynorestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLnoyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infono "single point of failure"noneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
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 rolesnonoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBClickHouseRiak KVSpatiaLiteYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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