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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Valentina Server

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAn embedded key-value store for Go.High performance Time Series DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.89
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.59
Rank#218  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
Score7.54
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score32.50
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.29
Rank#264  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAmazonKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftParadigma Software
Initial release201220132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320141999
Current release3.6, May 20185.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoq
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsJavaScriptyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes infowith viewsJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replicationyes 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)nono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
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 regionyesnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)norights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBBoltDBKdb+Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBValentina Server
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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