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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. Teradata

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. Teradata

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  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 ScioreGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA 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 methodA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score69.83
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbrealm.io/­docsdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SCTeradata
Initial release20072014201420111984
Current release4.0.8, September 2015Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windowshosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON typesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesnoyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenonoyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
.NET Client API.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
TriggersnoJavaScriptyes infoChange Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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