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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Manticore Search

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Manticore Search

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  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 serverMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.43
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score2.91
Rank#110  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#336  Overall
#22  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachemanticoresearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.intersystems.commanual.manticoresearch.com
DeveloperAmazonInterSystemsManticore Software
Initial release200719972017
Current release2018.1.4, May 20204.2, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelFixed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Boolean
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.yesCan index from XML
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSynchronous replication based on Galera library
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.
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 rolesno

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