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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Datomic vs. FaunaDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score64.27
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#159  Overall
#23  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.datomic.comfauna.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.datomic.comfauna.com/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsCognitectFauna, Inc.
Initial release2012201620122014
Current release17030.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ClojureScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages with LDAP bindingsClojure
Java
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoTransaction Functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdayesBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infocell divisionnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peershorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMasterless
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
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 regionAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)LDAP bind authenticationnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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Amazon DynamoDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryDatomicFaunaDB
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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