DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Redis vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Redis vs. STSdb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.21
Rank#113  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score154.15
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#284  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbredis.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSTS Soft SC
Initial release200720092011
Current release6.2.0 , February 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • Redis Enterprise Cloud: Instantly scale and pay only for the resources you need - on any cloud - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.
  • ScaleGrid for Redis: Fully managed hosting for Redis on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
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
Eventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Simple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBRedisSTSdb
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
» more
Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
» more
Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
» more
Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
» 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 partiesDatadog: Monitor all Redis metrics: hit rates, clients, commands per second, and more.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Redis Enterprise Cloud: Try with 400$ usage credit.
» more

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

More resources
Amazon SimpleDBRedisSTSdb
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

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

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

MongoDB is the DBMS of the year, defending the title from last year
7 January 2015, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Deep Analysis of NoSQL Databases Market Detailed Industry Report Analysis 2020-2027 – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
4 March 2021, KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

Database as a Service Market to Witness Massive growth ahead | Azure, Amazon, Zoho – NeighborWebSJ
8 February 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Database as a Service Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2021 – 2025 – The Bisouv Network
3 March 2021, The Bisouv Network

Introducing Amazon SimpleDB
18 August 2010, Database Journal

Amazon Takes on Oracle and IBM With SimpleDB
14 December 2007, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Redis Labs Announces Integrated Enterprise Tiers of Azure Cache for Redis
2 March 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Scale your cloud app with Azure Cache for Redis | Azure Friday - Microsoft
5 February 2021, Channel 9

Redis Labs Unveils RediSearch 2.0 Full-Text Search Engine
25 February 2021, Solutions Review

Redis Labs Delivers Real-Time Query, Index, and Full-Text Search Engine with RediSearch 2.0
18 February 2021, Business Wire

Instaclustr Taps Apache Software Foundation Board Member Justin Mclean to Lead Training Services
4 March 2021, StreetInsider.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

PDM - DevOps
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Broomfield, CO

Sr. Partner Success Manager - Energy
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Houston, TX

Sr. Leader, Strategic Partners
Amazon Web Services, Inc., San Francisco, CA

SeniorDevOps Engineer
element^n, New York, NY

Proposal Manager, NPO
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Arlington, VA

Redis Database Administrator | Remote
iknowvate technologies, Bellevue, WA

Database Engineer
Apptegy, Little Rock, AR

Database Administrator (DBA)
First American, Folsom, CA

Senior and Staff Backend Engineers
Otis Wealth, Remote

Database Engineer II, Data Platforms - HBO Max
HBO, Seattle, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

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..

Couchbase logo

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

Vertica logo

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

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here