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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Lovefield vs. Splunk

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 ScioreHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.52
Rank#112  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#313  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#248  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score89.40
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.hawkular.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonCommunity supported by Red HatGoogleSplunk Inc.
Initial release2007201420142003
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP RESTHTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular AlertingUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonoAccess rights for users and roles

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