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Compare SimpleDB vs Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

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comparison of SimpleDB vs. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
based on data from user reviews. SimpleDB rates 3.8/5 stars with 30 reviews. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) rates 4.4/5 stars with 95 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
Machine Utilization
$0.14 per Amazon SimpleDB Machine Hour
Starting At
$0.29 per hour
 
Data Transfer
 
Structured Data Storage
$0.25 per GB-month thereafter
 
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Meets RequirementsSee More
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8.9
(Based on 26 reviews)
9.4
(Based on 86 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
8.2
(Based on 27 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 86 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.6
(Based on 11 reviews)
8.7
(Based on 48 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
8.0
(Based on 11 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 48 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
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8.6
(Based on 23 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 76 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
8.8
(Based on 10 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 45 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
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6.6
(Based on 25 reviews)
9.0
(Based on 84 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
37.9%
31.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.6%
43.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
34.5%
25.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
29.5%
Information Technology and Services
28.1%
 
Computer Software
15.9%
Computer Software
16.4%
 
Internet
11.4%
Internet
10.3%
 
Telecommunications
9.1%
Retail
6.2%
 
Higher Education
6.8%
Marketing and Advertising
4.1%
 
Other
27.3%
Other
34.9%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

It's amazon, what do you expect? It's great. Noticed that queries against amazon's solution are faster than other database.

Curtis R.
Executive Sponsor in Information Technology and Services

AWS RDS is one of the best options for cloud database that I have used so far. My primary use is with the MySQL version and it works incredibly well and make DR/HA dead simple with the simplicity of setting up read replicas. Its also incredibly performant...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Internet

The main issue with this database is doing any algebraic operations or running date functions on columns or aggregations etc. Also pricing. For most of the use cases we can use other famous databases like HBase especially when you have set up Hadoop cluster...

Kelly F.
User in Higher Education

It’s not entirely user friendly. There’s definitely a learning curve when starting to use the software

 
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