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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache Druid vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score74.90
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.00
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#296  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdruid.apache.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­design
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation and contributorsSTS Soft SC
Initial release201220122011
Current release0.21.0, April 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL for queryingno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate 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 regionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)RBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemno

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