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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Impala vs. Prometheus

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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 ScioreAnalytic DBMS for HadoopOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.43
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score17.82
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#66  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonCloudera
Initial release200720132015
Current release4.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data only
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.nono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistencynone
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 applicationnono
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.nono
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 roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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