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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. SAP HANA

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  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 ScioreIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.36
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score55.35
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperAmazonSAP
Initial release20072010
Current release2.0 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Server operating systemshostedAppliance or cloud-service
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoSQLScript, R
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes

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