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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Blazegraph vs. FoundationDB vs. MonetDB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score66.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.81
Rank#182  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.05
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score4.17
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbblazegraph.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwiki.blazegraph.comapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonBlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDB BVOracle
Initial release20122006201320042011
Current release2.1.5, March 20196.2.11, November 2019Jun2020-SP1, July 202019.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++CJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoRDF literal typesno infosome layers support typingyesoptional
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusElectable source-replica replication per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nononowith Hadoop integration
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 configurationLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in Graphsin SQL-layer onlyyesno
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 regionACIDACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon DynamoDBBlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDBOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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