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DBMS > Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.84
Rank#178  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score64.75
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score4.21
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbravendb.net
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazonHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201920122010
Current release4.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DocumentDBAmazon DynamoDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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