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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Heroic vs. Kingbase

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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#234  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
DeveloperAmazonGoogleSpotifyBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release20122013201720141999
Current releaseV8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC and Java
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replicationyesyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
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 regionyesyesnoACID
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.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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon DynamoDBBoltDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreHeroicKingbase
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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