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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. ObjectBox vs. Redis

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  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 ScioreExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelKey-value storeObject oriented DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.64
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score145.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbobjectbox.ioredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.objectbox.ioredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonObjectBox LimitedSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release200720172009
Current release5.0.6, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary native APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
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 applicationACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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Amazon SimpleDBObjectBoxRedis
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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