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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. EnterpriseDB vs. InfluxDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.64
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score2.57
Rank#99  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.enterprisedb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonEnterpriseDBTerark
Initial release2007200520132016
Current releaseV10, November 20171.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
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-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno
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Amazon SimpleDBEnterpriseDBInfluxDBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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