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

DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SQLite

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.97
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score31.95
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score4.86
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score123.36
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20122014201219922000
Current release17, July 20153.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languagenoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
TriggersnoJavaScriptnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

More information provided by the system vendor

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 partiesDBHawk: a web-based Amazon Redshift Workbench and Cloud database tool.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Dremio is like magic for Redshift accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more
CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more
Navicat for SQLite is a powerful and comprehensive SQLite GUI that provides a complete set of functions for database management and development.
» more

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

More resources
Amazon RedshiftMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMicrosoft Azure Table StorageSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSQLite
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

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

AWS Acquires a Powerful Data Exploration and Visualization to Boost Python & R Integration
22 February 2020, AiThority

Amazon buys DataRow in first-ever Turkish tech acquisition
22 February 2020, Daily Sabah

Anodot Expands Relationship With Amazon Web Services Enabling Customers to Monitor Business Metrics in Real Time
11 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Baffle Extends Data-Centric Protection to Secure Big Data and Data Warehouses in the Cloud
20 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

What is Amazon Redshift?
10 December 2019, TechRadar

provided by Google News

Graph Database Market Future Forecast 2019-2025 – triAGENS GmbH(Arango DB), Neo4j, Inc, OrientDB Ltd, Cayley, Titan
22 February 2020, Nyse Nasdaq Live

NoSQL Databases Software Market to Witness An Appreciable Growth By 2026 | Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure, Cosmos, DB Couchbase, MarkLogic.
7 February 2020, Chronicle 99

5 cloud database comparison tips to guide your data strategy
23 January 2020, TechTarget

Azure Cosmos DB now has support for built-in Jupyter notebooks
1 October 2019, Neowin

How to use composite indexes and correlated subqueries with Azure Cosmos DB - Microsoft
6 December 2019, Channel 9

provided by Google News

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net
14 January 2019, InfoWorld

Azure Cosmos DB gets built-in Jupyter notebooks support
1 October 2019, DevClass

Get to know Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB use cases
11 November 2019, TechTarget

Azure Improves Table Storage Paging
14 October 2014, Visual Studio Magazine

What is Microsoft Azure: Services, Certifications and Benefits
30 July 2019, Toolbox

provided by Google News

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

Rimini Street looks beyond Oracle and SAP
8 June 2017, ARNnet

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

SQLite 3.31 Released With Support For Generated Columns
26 January 2020, Phoronix

RHEL 8 Still Vulnerable to “Magellan 2” SQLite Bugs, as Patches Drop
27 January 2020, Computer Business Review

RDBMS Software Market Estimated to Flourish at by Key players are SQLite, ThinkSQL, Oracle, Microsoft, IBM
13 February 2020, Instant Tech News

SELECT code_execution FROM * USING SQLite: Eggheads lift the lid on DB security hijinks
10 August 2019, The Register

Researchers Show How SQLite Can Be Modified to ...
12 August 2019, Dark Reading

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Amazon Redshift Development Manager
Amazon.com Services LLC, Arlington, VA

Amazon Redshift Development Manager
Amazon.com Services LLC, East Palo Alto, CA

Amazon Redshift Development Manager
Amazon.com Services LLC, Seattle, WA

AWS Database Services SDE, Amazon Redshift
Amazon.com Services LLC, Austin, TX

System Development Engineer, Amazon Redshift
Amazon.com Services LLC, East Palo Alto, CA

Principal Software Engineer, Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Azure Customer Engineering Manager
Microsoft, United States

Senior Software Engineer, Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Azure Data Analytics Architect
Blue Chip Consulting Group, Remote

Citrix Azure Architect
Rooms To Go, Seffner, FL

Data Engineer I - Azure
Vermeer Corporation, Pella, IA

Azure Application Architect
Quisitive, Dallas, TX

Full Stack Azure .NET Developer
ARK Solutions, New York, NY

Senior Systems Administrator - Azure
Vermeer Corporation, Pella, IA

Full Stack .Net Core Developer - Azure
Capgemini, New York, NY

Entry Level Data Scientist
RTI International, Durham, NC

APPLICATIONS PROGR 3 (CIG Applications Programmer)
University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

Android Developer (Marvel)
Marvel Entertainment, New York, NY

IT Application Developer - Journey *12206-19
State of Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA

iOS Mobile Application Developer
1steprecruiting, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

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

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

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

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Present your product here