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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. InfluxDB vs. SiriDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAmazonAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Transceptor Technology
Initial release2012201220132017
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCGoC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infoNumeric data
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
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-standardsimple rights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts
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Amazon DynamoDBAmazon RedshiftInfluxDBSiriDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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