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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. DuckDB vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column 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
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score1.22
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.orgrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.org/­docsrealm.io/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SCYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20072018201420112017
Current release0.2, August 20204.0.8, September 20152.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
.NET Client APIJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
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#
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenonenoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenonenoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noyesnoyes
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Amazon SimpleDBDuckDBRealmSTSdbYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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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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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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