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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. MemSQL vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. MemSQL vs. Splunk

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 ScioreMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score5.50
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.memsql.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.memsql.comdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonMemSQL Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release200720132003
Current release7.1.4, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.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-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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