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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. ArangoDB vs. Drizzle vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. ArangoDB vs. Drizzle vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score4.75
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.arangodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterInstagramYouTube
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012201220081992
Current release3.7.9, March 20217.2.4, September 201217, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBCADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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 JavaScriptnono
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)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyesyes
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 regionACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon DynamoDBArangoDBDrizzleSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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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 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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