Magazine:- “Database – Trends and Applications” – Readers Choice Awards – 2020

Readers Choice Awards

The Magazine “Database Trends and Applications” has out its Readers Choice Awards for 2020.

The list is available here.

Here is what it looks like.

  1. Best Cloud Database
    • Winner
      • Amazon RDS
    • Finalists
      • Microsoft Azure
      • Couchbase Cloud
  2. Best Cloud Database
    • Winner
      • Microsoft Azure
    • Finalists
      • Amazon Web Services
      • Quest Software Spotlight Cloud
  3. Data Lake
    • Winner
      • Snowflake
    • Finalists
      • Okera Active Data Access Platform
      • Zaloni
  4. Data Modeling
    • Winner
      • Erwin Data Modeler
    • Finalists
      • dbForge Studio for MySQL
      • Quest Toad Data Modeler
  5. Data Security Solution
    • Winner
      • IBM Guardium
    • Finalists
      • Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
      • IDERA SQL Compliance Manager
  6. Database Backup Solution
    • Winner
      • Percona XtraBackup
    • Finalists
      • Devart dbForge for SQL Server
      • Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
  7. Database Development Solution
    • Winner
      • Navicat Premium
    • Finalists
      • Quest Toad Development Suite for Oracle
      • Devart dbForge SQL Complete
  8. Database Overall
    • Winner
      • Couchbase
    • Finalists
      • Microsoft SQL Server
      • Oracle Database
  9. Database Performance Solution
    • Winner
      • SolarWinds Performance Analyzer
    • Finalists
      • Quest Foglight for Database
      • Navicat Monitor
  10. DBA Solution
    • Winner
      • Quest Toad DBA Suite
    • Finalists
      • SentryONE SQL Sentry
      • Navicat Premium
  11. Graph Database
    • Winner
      •  Neo4j
    • Finalists
      • Amazon Neptune
      • TigerGraph
  12. In-Memory Solution
    • Winner
      • Couchbase Server
    •  Finalists
      • SAP HANA
      • Oracle Database with In-Memory Option
  13. IoT Solution
    • Winner
      • Microsoft Azure IoT
    • Finalists
      • Couchbase Mobile
      • AWS IoT Platform
  14. MultiValue Database
    • Profile
      • Highly customized, mission-critical applications have been built on MultiValue database technology for many years now. Also referred to as Pick or MultiDimensional, a key advantage of MultiValue, is the database structure’s use of attributes that can have multiple values, rather than one single value as with relational technology.
    • Winner
      • Rocket MultiValue (D3/U2/UniVerse/UniData)
    • Finalists
      • Revelation OpenInsight
      • Pick Cloud DBaaS
  15. NoSQL Database
    • Winner
      • Redis
    • Finalists
      • Couchbase
      • DataStax
  16.  Relational Database
    • Winner
      • Oracle Database
    • Finalists
      • Microsoft SQL Server
      • MariaDB
  17. Streaming Solution
    • Winner
      • Apache Flink
    • Finalists
      • Quest SharePlex
      • Microsoft StreamInsight

 

Observation

Database Platforms

  1. Couchbase
    • Founded 2011
    • Come so far, so quickly
  2. MariaDB versus MySQL
    • Somehow Maria DB edges out MySQL
  3. No Mention
    • IBM Stalwarts
      • DB/2
      • Informix
  4. Losing Ground
    • Hadoop

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It is difficult to judge the merit of the awards because the total number of votes for each category is not listed.

Also, not noted percentile of votes for each product in each category.

That is, we know the winners, but we are not aware of the margin.

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