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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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 key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.75
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAmazonTerarkGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2007201320162000
Current release1.7.8, August 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
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 applicationnonoACID
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 accountsnoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBTerarkDBXAP
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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