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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  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 ScioreIn-memory JavaScript DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.57
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score5.57
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#260  Overall
#39  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJShelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAmazonSAP infoformerly SybaseSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2007201419922013
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJavaScript
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control

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