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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. H2GIS vs. Hazelcast vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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 extension of H2A widely adopted in-memory data gridMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score9.66
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score4.19
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.h2gis.orghazelcast.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonCNRSHazelcastRocket Software
Initial release2007201320081985
Current release4.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesoptional
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoEventsyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2yes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
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 applicationACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infoconfigurable
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on H2Role-based access controlAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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