DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. CrateDB vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. CrateDB vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 ScioreDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.76
Rank#190  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#219  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbcrate.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbcrate.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonCrateCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2007201320172004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 automaticallyyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in Luayes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsnono
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBCrateDBIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
» more
IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
» more
Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
» more
Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
» more
Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
» more
Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
» more
Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
» more
IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
» more
Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
» more
Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
» more
IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
» more

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

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

More resources
Amazon SimpleDBCrateDBIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
DB-Engines blog posts

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

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Latest News 2020: Database as a Service Market by Coronavirus-COVID19 Impact Analysis With Top Manufacturers Analysis | Top Players: Azure, Amazon, Zoho, Big Query, SimpleDB, etc. | InForGrowth
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Database As A Service Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2028 | Azure, Amazon, Zoho
21 September 2020, The Market Records

Global Database as a Service Market 2020: Size, Share, Application, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies Analysis and Forecasts To 2025
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol Market Statistics and Research Analysis Released in Latest Industry Report 2020 | Coronavirus-COVID19 Impact Analysis With Top Manufacturers Analysis: BASF, Kerax, Aromantic, P&G Chemicals, Surfachem Group, etc. | InForGrowth
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Amazon SimpleDB overview
14 June 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Turning IIoT Data into action with CrateDB | Internet of Things Show - Microsoft
16 September 2020, Channel 9

Crate.io Releases CrateDB 4.1 – the Database Built to Support IoT and IIoT Businesses
5 February 2020, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Releases New Version of CrateDB – the Database Built to Support IoT and IIoT Businesses
5 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Launches CrateDB Cloud on Azure
21 October 2019, GlobeNewswire

Eva Schönleitner Joins Crate.io as CEO
9 September 2020, AiThority

provided by Google News

Circonus Announces IRONdb, Database for Graphite Infrastructure
11 January 2017, PR Newswire

Circonus Announces Availability of Spring 2020 Release with Kubernetes and Cloud Monitoring
21 April 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Bob Moul's latest gig is leading data intelligence company Circonus
30 October 2019, Technical.ly

Circonus Launches the First Machine Data Intelligence Platform Built to Harness the Exploding Volume of Data in a World with a Trillion Connected Computers
29 October 2019, PRNewswire

On the Radar: COVID-19, Circonus, and Fake FB Accounts
4 March 2020, Datanami

provided by Google News

Big data database Apache Rya becomes a Top Level Project
10 October 2019, JAXenter

GraphDB Goes Open Source
27 January 2020, iProgrammer

Amazon Neptune review: A scalable graph database for OLTP
13 May 2019, InfoWorld

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, PR Newswire UK

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.9 Boosts Semantic Similarity Search
10 April 2019, PR Newswire UK

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Cloud Data Engineer
Solution Design Group, Inc., Golden Valley, MN

Sr Bid & Proposal Manager, Public Sector
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Arlington, VA

Sr Bid & Proposal Manager, Public Sector
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

SeniorDevOps Engineer
element^n, New York, NY

Software Development Engineer
Amazon.com Services LLC, Seattle, WA

Semantic Data Discovery Developer - Scientific Computing
Mount Sinai, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

Present your product here