DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. RDF4J

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 metricsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#219  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release200720132004
Current release1.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
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 languageGoJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
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 onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
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 accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

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 SimpleDBInfluxDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Latest News 2020: Database as a Service Market by Coronavirus-COVID19 Impact Analysis With Top Manufacturers Analysis | Top Players: Azure, Amazon, Zoho, Big Query, SimpleDB, etc. | InForGrowth
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

NoSQL Databases Market Statistics and Research Analysis Released in Latest Industry Report 2020 | COVID19 Impact Analysis With Top Manufacturers Analysis: Accumulo, Aerospike, Amazon SimpleDB, Azure Table, Cassandra, etc. | GlobMarketReports
20 September 2020, Verdant News

Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol Market Statistics and Research Analysis Released in Latest Industry Report 2020 | Coronavirus-COVID19 Impact Analysis With Top Manufacturers Analysis: BASF, Kerax, Aromantic, P&G Chemicals, Surfachem Group, etc. | InForGrowth
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Introducing Amazon SimpleDB | What Is SimpleDB?
12 August 2010, informIT

Amazon SimpleDB overview
14 June 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Reasons to switch to the InfluxDB time-series database, explored
25 August 2020, TechHQ

How to easily deploy LAN-accessible pods to a Kubernetes cluster
17 September 2020, TechRepublic

Where InfluxDB time series database is going
21 January 2020, TechTarget

InfluxData Brings InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Serverless Platform to Europe to Support Enterprise Transformation with Time Series Technology
14 November 2019, Business Wire

InfluxDB goes live on Google Cloud
4 February 2020, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Big data database Apache Rya becomes a Top Level Project
10 October 2019, JAXenter

GraphDB Goes Open Source
27 January 2020, iProgrammer

Amazon Neptune review: A scalable graph database for OLTP
13 May 2019, InfoWorld

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, PR Newswire UK

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.9 Boosts Semantic Similarity Search
10 April 2019, PR Newswire UK

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Development Engineer
Amazon.com Services LLC, Seattle, WA

Sr Bid & Proposal Manager, Public Sector
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Sr Bid & Proposal Manager, Public Sector
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Arlington, VA

Sr. Proposal Manager, Dept. of Defense
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Arlington, VA

Cloud Data Engineer
Solution Design Group, Inc., Golden Valley, MN

Staff Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Gatsby, Remote

Staff Engineer - Fulfillment Optimization Eng
Wayfair, Boston, MA

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Remote Front-End Developer (Contract)
PlaceIQ, New York, NY

Ruby On Rails Developer
Power Home Remodeling, Philadelphia, PA

Semantic Data Discovery Developer - Scientific Computing
Mount Sinai, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here