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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Oracle vs. SQL.JS vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  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 ScioreWidely used RDBMSPort of SQLite to JavaScriptWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1266.89
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.oracle.com/­databasesql.js.orgwww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasesql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.stardog.com
DeveloperAmazonOracleAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersDwayne Richard HippStardog-Union
Initial release20071980201220002010
Current release19c, February 20193.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 20227.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptCJava
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.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.yesnonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScriptActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon SimpleDBOracleSQL.JSSQLiteStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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