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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 ScioreScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.86
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.netgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperAmazoncurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSTS Soft SC
Initial release200720112011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Telnet API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infobased on HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenone
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 Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

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