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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. MonetDB vs. Tibero vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. MonetDB vs. Tibero vs. Titan

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
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 columnsA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from OracleTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.88
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.03
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.monetdb.orgwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tiberotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.htmlgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonMonetDB BVTmaxSoftAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2007200420032012
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20216, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and AssemblerJava
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, RPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)yes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or compositeyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infoplanned for next version
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)User authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Amazon SimpleDBMonetDBTiberoTitan
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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