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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. IRONdb vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 ScioreA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA 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 Spark
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.25
Rank#116  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score9.20
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.87
Rank#188  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserealm.iosplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperAmazonCirconus LLC.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice Machine
Initial release2007201720142014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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 automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJava
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyes 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-standard
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Amazon SimpleDBIRONdbRealmSplice Machine
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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