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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InterSystems Caché

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  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 ScioreA multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#103  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score3.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperAmazonInterSystems
Initial release20071997
Current release2017.2, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles

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