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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. RDF4J vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 metricsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Widely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score126.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrdf4j.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2007201320042000
Current release1.8.0, April 20203.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ADO.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
Java
PHP
Python
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 proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
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
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 infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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 accountsnono
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Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSQLite
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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