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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. FoundationDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. FoundationDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.foundationdb.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbapple.github.io/­foundationdbdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsFoundationDBMicrosoftHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20072016201319922010
Current release17036.2.28, November 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20195.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalno infosome layers support typingyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonosupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages with LDAP bindings.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoin SQL-layer onlyyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infocell divisionShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyesnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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 configurationLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
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)LDAP bind authenticationnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Amazon SimpleDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryFoundationDBMicrosoft AccessRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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