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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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 ScioreKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.19
Rank#103  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score3.12
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonOracle
Initial release20072011
Current release18.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptional
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 automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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