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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. STSdb vs. Valentina Server

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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 methodObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAmazonSTS Soft SCParadigma Software
Initial release200720111999
Current release4.0.8, September 20155.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client APIODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
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 applicationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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