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

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 ScioreA 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 methodIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.16
Rank#114  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score8.86
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.17
Rank#296  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Score1.50
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbrealm.io/­docswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAmazonRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SCMail.ru Group
Initial release2007201420112008
Current release4.0.8, September 20152.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
WindowsBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)string, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 automaticallyyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-Memory realmyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBRealmSTSdbTarantool
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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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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