DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. Teradata

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. Teradata

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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 ScioreElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA 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 storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
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/­synapse-analyticsrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsrealm.io/­docsdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SCTeradata
Initial release20072016201420111984
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
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windowshosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesnoyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnonoyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.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
C#
Java
PHP
.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 proceduresnoTransact SQLno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDnoACID
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)yesyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseRealmSTSdbTeradata
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
» more
Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
» more
Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
» more
Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
» more
Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
» 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
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon SimpleDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseRealmSTSdbTeradata
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

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Teradata is the most popular data warehouse DBMS
2 April 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

The cloud has changed everything–except how we market it
15 October 2021, TechRepublic

Introducing Amazon SimpleDB
18 August 2010, Database Journal

Amazon SimpleDB overview
14 June 2015, TechTarget

How to weigh Amazon DynamoDB vs. SimpleDB
27 June 2014, TechTarget

Amazon DynamoDB Serves Trillions Of Requests Per Month While Counterpart SimpleDB Is No Longer A Listed Product On AWS
13 November 2013, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure Purview
10 October 2021, InfoQ.com

Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence (AI) Portfolio | Services Review 2021
11 October 2021, Datamation

Azure Purview data governance service heads to GA
28 September 2021, ZDNet

Report card: Microsoft’s board boosts CEO Satya Nadella’s annual compensation to nearly $50M
15 October 2021, GeekWire

Evolution of Azure Synapse: Apache Spark 3.0, GPU Acceleration, Delta Lake, Dataverse Support
29 May 2021, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

On Point: Q&A with Lewis Shepherd | SIGNAL Magazine
1 June 2021, Signal Magazine

MongoDB Extends Cloud Lineup With New Database Release, Search And Mobile Tools
12 June 2020, CRN: Technology news for channel partners and solution providers

MongoDB Cloud brings developers and edge together
10 June 2020, Techradar

Realm Makes PostgreSQL Real-Time with New Connector
21 March 2017, Database Trends and Applications

MongoDB extends cloud lineup with new database release
15 June 2020, CRN Australia

provided by Google News

Teradata (NYSE:TDC) Could Easily Take On More Debt
18 October 2021, Simply Wall St

Tesco Selects Teradata Vantage to Drive Enterprise-Wide Analytics at Scale
21 September 2021, Joplin Globe

Is It Time To Consider Buying Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC)?
4 October 2021, Simply Wall St

Are Strong Financial Prospects The Force That Is Driving The Momentum In Teradata Corporation's NYSE:TDC) Stock?
30 September 2021, Nasdaq

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: NetApp, Western Digital, Teradata and Pure Storage
23 September 2021, Nasdaq

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Azure Synapse Operations Engineer
Harvard Partners, LLP, Trusted Advisors to IT, Remote

Digital Sales Representative – Synapse
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Azure Synapse
Cubestech, Remote

Embedded Escalation Engineer - Azure Synapse
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Azure Data Engineer - REMOTE
Chabez Tech, Quincy, MA

Software Engineer - iOS
Lyft, Seattle, WA

iOS Architecture Engineer
Lyft, San Francisco, CA

Director - Human Resources Business Partner
Teradata, San Diego, CA

Program Manager
Teradata, San Diego, CA

Executive Administrative Assistant to the CMO
Teradata, San Diego, CA

Account Executive - Prospect Accounts, Telecommunications
Teradata, New York, NY

Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager
Teradata, San Diego, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here