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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. ArangoDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score69.14
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score5.07
Rank#69  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.arangodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stable
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB Inc.
Initial release20122012
Current release3.7.2.1, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collection
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hash
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScript
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphs
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBArangoDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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