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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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 ScioreDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelKey-value storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.49
Rank#242  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonIBMHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2007201719942009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release2.04.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.nonono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnononoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesActive-active shard replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutablenoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole based authorization

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