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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. IRONdb vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 ScioreDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#317  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score126.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.irondb.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.irondb.io/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonCirconus LLC.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2007201320172000
Current release1.8.0, April 2020V0.10.20, January 20183.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in Luano
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
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
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
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 datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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 infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsnono
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Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBIRONdbSQLite
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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