DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Raima Database Manager vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Raima Database Manager vs. Realm

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score70.73
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.12
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.52
Rank#233  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score9.13
Rank#48  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantraima.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.raima.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Raima Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2012201019842014
Current release14.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangC
Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databasenoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBIBM CloudantRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
» more
Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
» more
Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
» more
Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
» more
Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
» more
News

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v14.2, a Powerful IoT Edge Embedded Database
8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for the IoT Edge Industry
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

Intelligence of Things with Raima at MWC Barcelona and Embedded World 2020
11 February 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon DynamoDBIBM CloudantRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRealm
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Amazon expands Technical Academy classes to two online schools to open enrollment beyond employees
14 April 2021, TechRepublic

Rockset integrates real-time analytics platform with relational databases
15 April 2021, VentureBeat

Amazon Adds SQL Support To DynamoDB
21 December 2020, iProgrammer

ScyllaDB Adds Amazon DynamoDB-compatible API to Database-as-a-Service Offering
10 June 2020, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Unveils One-Step Migration from Amazon DynamoDB to Scylla NoSQL Database
2 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Introducing IBM Cloudant on Transaction Engine: Cloud Native by Design
23 June 2020, DevOps.com

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

IBM extends Call for Code for Racial Justice program
24 February 2021, TechTarget

IBM to Purchase Cloudant Database as a service (DBaaS) Provider
22 March 2014, App Developer Magazine

Four new open-source software projects — from four tech giants
17 March 2021, TechGenix

provided by Google News

Raima and MontaVista Announce Strategic Partnership - PRNewswire
14 May 2020, PRNewswire

Foreks Selects RDM Embedded as the Embedded Database for Their FX Product Family
9 July 2009, PR Web (press release)

AR Murugadoss appreciates Kavalthurai Ungal Nanban crew
19 December 2020, Times of India

What's the Difference Between SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL?
28 July 2016, Electronic Design

provided by Google News

MongoDB Extends Cloud Lineup With New Database Release, Search And Mobile Tools
12 June 2020, CRN: Technology news for channel partners and solution providers

MongoDB Cloud Gives Developers An Escape From Data Silos With First-Ever Unified Cloud-To-Mobile Experience
9 June 2020, PRNewswire

Realm Receives Investment from Ericsson Ventures to Advance Development of Edge Computing Solutions
21 September 2017, Business Wire

Realm Empowers Mobile Developers to Tap Into Serverless Development to Build Collaborative and Realtime Experiences
23 May 2017, Business Wire

Pyramid Analytics Appoints Spencer Johnson as Vice President of North America Sales
31 March 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Backend Developer
Piper Companies, Remote

Software Engineer - Entry Level
Cretelligent, Gold River, CA

QA Specialist
Ready, Remote

Junior Software Engineer
Extend, Remote

Jr. Full Stack Engineer
FightCamp, Costa Mesa, CA

Software Engineer - iOS
Lyft, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here