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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. FaunaDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  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 networksStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityFully managed big data interactive analytics platform
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator, FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function, distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score64.27
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.87
Rank#159  Overall
#23  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#89  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryfauna.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorer
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsFauna, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2012201620142019
Current release1703cloud service with continuous releases
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnoyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subset
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPRESTful HTTP APIMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages with LDAP bindingsC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, R
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnoyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicy
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infocell divisionhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMasterlessyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
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 operationsACIDno
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)LDAP bind authenticationIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAzure Active Directory Authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryFaunaDBMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Kusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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IoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Microsoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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