DB-EngineseXtremeDB: Active Replication Fabric for Reliable IoT Database ManagementEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. SQL.JS

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  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 ScioreRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.65
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2007199220032012
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source
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 languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTJavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
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-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

More information provided by the system vendor

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

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

More resources
Amazon SimpleDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunkSQL.JS
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

Enterprise Search Engines almost double their popularity in the last 12 months
2 July 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Database as a Service Market Insights: Top Vendors, Outlook, Drivers & Forecast To 2027 by Azure, Amazon, Zoho, Big Query, SimpleDB, Caspio, Kintone, IBM
11 August 2020, Owned

Introducing Amazon SimpleDB | What Is SimpleDB?
12 August 2010, informIT

Amazon SimpleDB overview
14 June 2015, TechTarget

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

COVID – 19 Impact on Database as a Service Industry 2020 Market Size, Share, Application, Regional Outlook, Top Companies and Forecast 2026
3 August 2020, Owned

provided by Google News

Best Database Management Software 2020
14 July 2020, Datamation

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

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

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

LokiJS - A JavaScript Database
18 November 2014, iProgrammer

Get a job: The Pokemon Company is hiring a Software Engineer
17 October 2019, Gamasutra

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SeniorDevOps Engineer
element^n, New York, NY

Business Development Manager
Amazon Web Services, Inc., New York, NY

Global Alliance Manager - Enterprise Business App ISVs
Amazon Web Services, Inc., New York, NY

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

Cloud Data Engineer
Solution Design Group, Inc., Golden Valley, MN

Database Administrator
ECR Software Corporation, Boone, NC

Software Development Manager I
Entrata, Lehi, UT

Senior Functional Analyst, Business Intelligence
Bacardi, Miami, FL

Software Developer
Power Costs Inc, Houston, TX

Manager, Compliance and Automation
KPMG, St. Louis, MO

Manager, Compliance and Automation
KPMG, Atlanta, GA

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.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

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

Couchbase logo

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

Present your product here