DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. EXASOL vs. Firebird

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. EXASOL vs. Firebird

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  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 ScioreHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score3.19
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score24.94
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.exasol.comwww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperAmazonExasolFirebird Foundation
Initial release200720002000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release4.0.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsPSQL
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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

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

More resources
Amazon SimpleDBEXASOLFirebird
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

How to deploy the Adminer database admin tool on Ubuntu Server 22.04
11 August 2022, TechRepublic

Amazon Simple Database Service (SimpleDB)
21 March 2022, TechTarget

Why AWS Keeps It Simple
13 December 2021, Datanami

Amazon DynamoDB Serves Trillions Of Requests Per Month While Counterpart SimpleDB Is No Longer A Listed Product On AWS
13 November 2013, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Big Data Sets Need Big Data Solutions
28 July 2022, CDOTrends

Analytics database vendor Exasol launches DBaaS on AWS
7 February 2022, TechTarget

Exasol's High-Performance Database Now Available as SaaS Model
3 February 2022, Business Wire

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q3 2022
19 July 2022, insideBIGDATA

Exasol Announces Expanded Capabilities of Its Analytics SaaS Database, Including ETL Integration
3 May 2022, Business Wire

provided by Google News

How to deploy the Adminer database admin tool on Ubuntu Server 22.04
11 August 2022, TechRepublic

Database Software Market Size and Share 2022,Global Industry Analysis by Trends, Future Demands, Emerging Technologies, Demand by Regions, Types and Analysis of Key Players- Research Forecasts To 2026
28 July 2022, Digital Journal

Custom Cars Featuring PPG Deltron Win Awards at Goodguys
5 August 2022, AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

How to set up a MySQL database in Linux
25 April 2022, TechTarget

3 ways to install dbeaver Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Linux
28 June 2022, Linux Shout

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Ruby Developer
element^n, New York, NY

Account Manager, Army
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Pennsylvania

Senior Data Architect (remote)
LinQuest Corporation, Beavercreek, OH

Sr. Partner Development Manager, CloudOps
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Austin, TX

Principal Global Partner Success Manager - Healthcare/Life Sciences
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

HR Generalist - Temporary
Exasol, Remote

Senior Software Developer – Flex Schedule
Grant Street Group, Remote

Sales Development Representative - USA
Exasol, United States

Senior Solution Engineer
Exasol, Remote

Senior Engineer, Data (Cassandra)
Verint Systems Inc., Remote

Data Engineer
Factory Motor Parts Company, Eagan, MN

Data Scientist
Factory Motor Parts Company, Eagan, MN

Software Support Engineer (Open to Remote)
Simpson Strong-Tie, Lafayette, IN

Software Engineer
Advanced Security Designs, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Counter-Proliferation Analyst (Biological SME)
Firebird AST, Reston, VA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

The right graph database.
Not a graph add-on.
Free forever.
Start solving today

Present your product here