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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. RRDtool

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 ScioremSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.50
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledborigodb.com/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAmazonHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alTobias Oetiker
Initial release200719942009 infounder the name LiveDB1999
Current release4.4, October 20211.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC#C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsNumeric data only
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 infocan be achieved using .NETno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.NetC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyes infoDomain Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
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
nonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonodepending on modelno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noRole based authorizationno

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