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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Realm vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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 ScioreFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA 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 method
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score9.58
Rank#47  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaserealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release2007197920142011
Current releaseV3, October 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnonenone
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
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGERealmSTSdb
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosFairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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