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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 toolsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score66.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score23.01
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score3.51
Rank#89  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAmazonAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release2012201220141993
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScriptyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdanoJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes
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 regionACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
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.yesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
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 can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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