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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Heroic

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAn embedded key-value store for Go.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.44
Rank#245  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationGoogleSpotify
Initial release20122013197920172014
Current releaseV12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageGoANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyesyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
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 regionyestunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
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Amazon DynamoDBBoltDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEGoogle Cloud FirestoreHeroic
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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