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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 ScioreA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.52
Rank#112  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#241  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score6.43
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbrockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.rockset.com/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAmazonRocksetSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200720191992
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
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 organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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