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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. mSQL vs. NuoDB vs. OrigoDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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 ScioremSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlnuodb.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdoc.nuodb.comorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonHughes TechnologiesNuoDB, Inc.Robert Friberg et al
Initial release2007199420132009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release4.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.nonono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, SQLyes
Triggersnonoyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSource-replica replication
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
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesdepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersRole based authorization

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