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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. FaunaDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 simplicityMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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
Score1083.43
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryfauna.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsFauna, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2012201620141989
Current release1703SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infocell divisionhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMasterlessyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 integritynonoyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon DynamoDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryFaunaDBMicrosoft SQL Server
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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