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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Interbase vs. OpenEdge vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Interbase vs. OpenEdge vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 ScioreLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandApplication development environment with integrated database management systemKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score6.37
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.progress.com/­openedgegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperAmazonEmbarcaderoProgress Software CorporationSTS Soft SC
Initial release2007198419842011
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019OpenEdge 12.2, March 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replicationnone
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groupsno

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