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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. NCache vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 metricsOpen source in-memory key-value storeA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.64
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#145  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonAlachisoftTerark
Initial release2007201320042016
Current release1.7.8, August 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC#, C++, .NETC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsno
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 automaticallynoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
C++ API
Java API
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#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnooptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 engineyesyes
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 accountsauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBNCacheTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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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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Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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NCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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