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

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

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Oracle 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 comparisonOracle  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 ScioreWidely used RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.52
Rank#112  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1368.77
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score89.40
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonOracleSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2007198019922003
Current release19c, February 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial 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 and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDno 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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBOracleSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
Specific characteristicsOracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
» 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 partiesDBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

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

More resources
Amazon SimpleDBOracleSAP 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

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

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

Database as a Service Market Investment Analysis | Azure, Amazon, Zoho, Big Query, SimpleDB, Caspio, Kintone, IBM, Socrata
28 October 2020, Aerospace Journal

NoSQL Databases Market is Thriving Worldwide | Major Giants Oracle NoSQL, Accumulo, Aerospike - Press Release
27 October 2020, Digital Journal

Database as a Service Market Statistics and Research Analysis Released in Latest Industry Report 2020 | Coronavirus-COVID19 Impact Analysis With Top Manufacturers Analysis: Azure, Amazon, Zoho, Big Query, SimpleDB, etc. | InForGrowth
25 October 2020, Eurowire

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.
22 October 2020, Eurowire

Impact Of Covid 19 On Database as a Service Industry 2020 Market Challenges Business Overview And Forecast Research Study 2026
26 October 2020, PRnews Leader

provided by Google News

Oracle launches high-performance cloud database service
15 October 2020, SiliconANGLE News

Oracle's high-performance Exadata X8M database platform goes live
16 October 2020, ITProPortal

ESG - The Choice for How Best to Oracle Database as On-Premises Cloud Service is Clear: Gen 2 Exadata Cloud at Customer
5 October 2020, CIO

Oracle Cloud Observability Eases Partners' Management Burden
27 October 2020, Channel Futures

Quest Software Doubles Down on Enabling Enterprise IT to Address Data Resiliency, Backup and Modern Application Deployment Challenges
27 October 2020, Odessa American

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

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

Best Database Management Software 2020
14 July 2020, Datamation

Rimini Street expands support beyond SAP and Oracle
20 October 2015, Inside SAP Magazine

SAP HANA Dresses for Internet of Things and Predictive Analytics
17 June 2015, CloudTimes

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineer - AWS
Solution Design Group, Inc., Golden Valley, MN

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

SeniorDevOps Engineer
element^n, New York, NY

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

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

Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)
C3 Business Solutions, Newport Beach, CA

Oracle Database Administrator/DBA
RTL Networks, St. Louis, MO

Parts Associate
Niagara Bottling, Florence, SC

Oracle Database Administrator (ODA)
K4 Solutions, Millington, TN

RESEARCH COORDINATOR
New York City LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMM, Manhattan, NY

Database Administrator
ECR Software Corporation, Boone, NC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

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

Vertica logo

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

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.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here