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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. TimesTen vs. YDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. TimesTen vs. YDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonYDB  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 RDBMS compatible to OracleA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.74
Rank#118  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score2.14
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#271  Overall
#40  Document stores
#125  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlgithub.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1cloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperAmazonOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Yandex
Initial release200719982019
Current release11 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQLno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active-passive shard replication
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
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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