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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  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 metricsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsA 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 DBMSRelational DBMSKey-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
Score19.97
Rank#32  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzagithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonIBMTerark
Initial release2007201320002016
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux infoincluded in appliance
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationnone
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
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 applicationnoACIDno
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 engineyes
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 accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptno
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Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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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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