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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Druid vs. Hawkular Metrics

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  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 dataHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.64
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#310  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbdruid.apache.orgwww.hawkular.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guide
DeveloperAmazonMetamarkets Group and contributorsCommunity supported by Red Hat
Initial release200720122014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJSON over HTTPHTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infovia Hawkular Alerting
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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 applicationnono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no infoavailable via extensionsno

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