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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. DuckDB vs. GeoSpock

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  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 ScioreAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scale
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#236  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#307  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.orggeospock.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.org/­docsdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAmazonGeoSpock
Initial release20072018
Current release0.2, August 20202.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC++Java, Javascript
Server operating systemshostedserver-lesshosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 automaticallyyestemporal, categorical
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
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 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 applicationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users can be defined per table

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