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

DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Memcached vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Memcached vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 ScioreIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.64
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score25.12
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score89.06
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.memcached.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2007200319922003
Current release1.5.12, November 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

More information provided by the system vendor

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 SimpleDBMemcachedSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
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

Redis extends the lead in the DB-Engines key-value store ranking
3 February 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Enterprise Search Engines almost double their popularity in the last 12 months
2 July 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Global NoSQL Databases Market 2019 Strategic Assessments – Key players include Accumulo, Aerospike, Amazon SimpleDB, Azure Table, Cassandra
24 October 2019, Industry Research Reports

Global NoSQL Databases Market 2019-2026 Growth Ratio Analysis with Top Prominent Players like Accumulo, Aerospike, Amazon SimpleDB, Azure Table, Cassandra
25 October 2019, Global Market Research

McKinsey's Cloud Computing Report Is Partly Cloudy
16 April 2009, Yahoo Movies

Cloud Database and Database as a Service (DBaaS) Market Key Players, End User, Demand and Analysis Growth Trends by 2025
14 November 2019, Tech Admirers

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

provided by Google News

Is your organisation protected against modern DDoS attacks?
7 November 2019, CIO East Africa

Reducing Managed Memcache Cost with NVM
15 January 2019, The Next Platform

Site Reliability Engineer - Built In
7 November 2019, Built In Austin

What are memcached servers, and why are they being used to launch record-setting DDoS attacks?
6 March 2018, GeekWire

Benchmarks! IBM deploys memcaching with flash and 3D XPoint to match DRAM
15 January 2019, Blocks and Files

provided by Google News

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

What is SAP SQL Anywhere? - Definition from WhatIs.com
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

How to manage mobile databases: Tips and best practices
21 August 2017, TechRepublic

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Global Alliance Manager
Amazon Web Services, Inc., San Francisco, CA

Business Development Manager
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Washington, DC

Global Account Manager
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Ballston, VA

Software Developer (Ruby)
PMX Agency, Remote

SeniorDevOps Engineer
element^n, New York, NY

Full-stack Engineer (Remote - USA)
Creative Market, United States

Frontend Engineer (ES8/React/Redux/Saga)
Action Verb, Remote

Production Engineer (University Grad)
Facebook, New York, NY

Back-end Engineer (Remote - USA)
Creative Market, United States

Technical Infrastructure Manager, AWS, DevOps
Computer Staff, Las Vegas, NV

Azure Database Administrator
InEight, United States

Help Desk Technician
Association for Energy Affordability, Inc., New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start 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.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Couchbase logo

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

Present your product here