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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. BigObject vs. Cachelot.io vs. TDengine

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesIn-memory caching systemTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score88.35
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#337  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#63  Key-value stores
Score1.57
Rank#154  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbbigobject.iocachelot.iogithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.bigobject.iodocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperAmazonBigObject, Inc.TDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release2012201520152019
Current release3.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Memcached protocolJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuanono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneyes
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
nonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
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 regionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBBigObjectCachelot.ioTDengine
Specific characteristicsTDengine™ is an open-source, cloud-native time-series database (TSDB) optimized for...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance: TDengine is the only time-series database that solves the high-cardinality...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IoT) Industrial Internet (IIoT) Connected Cars DevOps Energy...
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Market metricsTDengine has garnered over 19,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTDengine Community Edition is open-source software released under the AGPL 3.0 that...
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