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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. GeoSpock vs. HEAVY.AI vs. SiriDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  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 ScioreSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#302  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgeospock.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
siridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.heavy.aidocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAmazonGeoSpockHEAVY.AI, Inc.Cesbit
Initial release200720162017
Current release2.0, September 20195.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++ and CUDAC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallytemporal, categoricalnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationAutomatic shardingSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationyes
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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Amazon SimpleDBGeoSpockHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022SiriDB
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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