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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. H2GIS vs. MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. H2GIS vs. MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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 H2Widely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#90  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.h2gis.orgwww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonCNRSOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Rocket Software
Initial release20072013199519841985
Current release8.0.28, January 20227.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesoptional
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
JavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2yes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes, on a single nodeACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on H2Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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