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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAmazonSTS Soft SC
Initial release20072011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
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
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 applicationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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