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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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 ScioreA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.13
Rank#302  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvcloud.google.com/­spannerhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonCloudflareGoogleHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release20072018201719942009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release4.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
Triggersnonononoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noRole based authorization

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