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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. FaunaDB vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 ScioreStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score126.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbfauna.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.fauna.comwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonFauna, Inc.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release200720142000
Current release3.33.0 (August 14, 2020), August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationnone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Identity management, authentication, and access controlno

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