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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. FatDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. FatDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score2.49
Rank#116  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-servergithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperAmazonFatCloudPerconaSTS Soft SCTeradata
Initial release20072012200820112005
Current release8.0.25-15, 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC#C and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinuxWindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes 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.yesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applicationsyesnoR packages
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
noneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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