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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Sequoiadb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.41
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.46
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdrill.apache.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdrill.apache.org/­docswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201220122013
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 regionnoDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Depending on the underlying data sourcesimple password-based access control

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