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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 ScioreGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.32
Rank#104  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAmazonKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release200720122016
Current release6.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate 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 applicationnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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