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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. STSdb vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. STSdb vs. Transbase

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 methodA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.09
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.96
Rank#124  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#330  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.netgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAmazoncurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSTS Soft SCTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2007201120111987
Current release4.0.8, September 2015Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
WindowsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Telnet API
.NET Client APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononoyes
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 HBasenoneSource-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
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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