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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb

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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 ScioreMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSEnhanced 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
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.50
Rank#112  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-servergithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftPerconaSTS Soft SC
Initial release2007198920082011
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20198.0.25-15, 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen 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 languageC++C and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-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 datayesyesyesyes
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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