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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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 ScioreDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA 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 storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score29.24
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score9.58
Rank#47  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release2007201320142011
Current release2.0.7, June 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
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
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realm
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 accountsyesno
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Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBRealmSTSdb
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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 modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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