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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. DuckDB vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 ScioreAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#291  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.79
Rank#197  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.orgrealm.iosplicemachine.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.org/­docsrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperAmazonRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice MachineSTS Soft SC
Initial release20072018201420142011
Current release0.2, August 20203.1, March 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC#
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 automaticallyyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJavano
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBDuckDBRealmSplice MachineSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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