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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  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.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.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.99
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#228  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score5.63
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphite.readthedocs.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAmazonGoogleChris DavisSpotify
Initial release20122013201720062014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageGoPythonJava
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesyesnoyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
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 regionyesyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infolockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.no

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