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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 ScioreDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score56.85
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score126.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2007201320102000
Current release1.8.0, April 2020V123.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLno
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
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 datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureSQLite
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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