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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Hive vs. NuoDB vs. Sqrrl

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward Scioredata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.33
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score84.24
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbhive.apache.orgwww.nuodb.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookNuoDB, Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2007201220132012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJava, SQLno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
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 applicationnoACID infotunable commit protocolAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and rolesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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Amazon SimpleDBHiveNuoDBSqrrl
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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