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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. MonetDB vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 ScioreA relational database management system that stores data in columnsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS infoexperimental
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Score2.53
Rank#111  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score2.00
Rank#124  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score3.80
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.monetdb.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazonMonetDB BVHibernating Rhinos
Initial release200720042010
Current releaseOct2020-SP1, November 20205.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual 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 applicationACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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