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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Derby vs. InfluxDB vs. SQLite

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.46
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score5.17
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbiotdb.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20122018199720132000
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.0.8, August 20213.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBCJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)Integration with Hadoop and Sparknonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
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 regionnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes 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)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno
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