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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Blueflood vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
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
Score0.15
Rank#285  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#249  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbblueflood.iowww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgeazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikilearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAmazonRackspaceFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release2012201319792014
Current releaseV1, Juni 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hosted
Data schemeschema-freepredefined schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoJSON 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP RESTADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdanoyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLno
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 regionnoACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBBluefloodc-treeEDGEMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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