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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. STSdb vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 ScioreThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.74
Rank#118  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score3.03
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score4.38
Rank#93  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.enterprisedb.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonEnterpriseDBSTS Soft SCYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2007200520112017
Current release14, December 20214.0.8, September 20152.17, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client APIJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes
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Amazon SimpleDBEDB PostgresSTSdbYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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