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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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.A multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score4.41
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.hawkular.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperAmazonCommunity supported by Red HatOracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)SADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20072014201119842006
Current release21.2, September 20217.4.1.1, 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
HP Open VMSAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infobased on CassandraShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featurenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationnono
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
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infooff heap cachenoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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