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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 ScioreApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbignite.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.
Initial release200720152017
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in Lua
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementationsno

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