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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. VelocityDB

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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 databaseA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Graph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#310  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledborigodb.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAmazonHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alVelocityDB Inc
Initial release200719942009 infounder the name LiveDB2011
Current release4.3, October 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC#C#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
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
.Net
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyes infoDomain EventsCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-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
noneImmediate Consistency
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 applicationnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
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 authorizationBased on Windows Authentication

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