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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 ElasticSearchTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#99  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexpingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAmazonGoogleSpotifyPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20122013201720142016
Current release5.0.1, April 2021
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 languageGoJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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 nodesShardingnoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replicationyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
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 integritynonononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
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.nonono
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.Users with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBBoltDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreHeroicTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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