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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Druid vs. GridGain

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  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 ScioreOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.41
Rank#100  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score1.83
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbdruid.apache.orgwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAmazonMetamarkets Group and contributorsGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release200720122007
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJSON over HTTPHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no infoavailable via extensionsSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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