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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Interbase vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Interbase vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  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 BorlandEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Key-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
Score2.25
Rank#116  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score6.66
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#111  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#303  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-servergithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperAmazonEmbarcaderoPerconaSTS Soft SC
Initial release2007198420082011
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20198.0.25-15, 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxWindows
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 SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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 applicationnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
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.yesyes
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 with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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