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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Linter vs. mSQL

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  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 ScioreRDBMS for high security requirementsmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.88
Rank#133  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score0.12
Rank#350  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#169  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledblinter.ruhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAmazonrelex.ruHughes Technologies
Initial release200719901994
Current release4.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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 automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
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 nodesyesSource-replica replicationnone
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 Consistencynone
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 applicationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
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.no
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-standardno

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