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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. JanusGraph vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
RDF storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score62.14
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.62
Rank#99  Overall
#3  RDF stores
Score165.55
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#120  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score506.94
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2janusgraph.orgwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.janusgraph.orgwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsIBMLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201220001983 infohost version20171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release3.12.0, May 201912.1, October 20160.4.0, July 201912.2, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0commercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIFuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Clojure
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infovia event handleryesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
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 regionACID infoTDB TransactionsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
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)Access control via Jena Securityfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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