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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. CrateDB vs. RavenDB vs. Tarantool

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 ScioreDistributed Date Store based on LuceneOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score3.47
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.34
Rank#151  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbcrate.ioravendb.netwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbcrate.io/­docsravendb.net/­docswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAmazonCrateHibernating RhinosMail.ru Group
Initial release2007201320102008
Current release5.3, November 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language (RQL)Full-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon SimpleDBCrateDBRavenDBTarantool
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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