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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. MonetDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAmazonMonetDB BV
Initial release200720132004
Current release2.0.8, August 2021Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
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
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
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 accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBMonetDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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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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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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