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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. GBase vs. OpenSearch

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. GBase vs. OpenSearch

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  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 analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.88
Rank#139  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.04
Rank#190  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score15.65
Rank#38  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.gbase.cngithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAmazonAmazon Web Services
Initial release20072021
Current releaseGBase 8a2.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Amazon SimpleDBGBaseOpenSearch
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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