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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb vs. Titan

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 ScioreScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseEnhanced 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 methodTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.84
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#116  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.netwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-servergithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4titan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAmazoncurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsPerconaSTS Soft SCAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20072011200820112012
Current release8.0.25-15, 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C#Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
LinuxWindowsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesnoyes
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infobased on HBasenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes 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 Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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