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

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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSRelational 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
Score32.50
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score1.12
Rank#159  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#264  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbnuodb.comwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdoc.nuodb.comvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.Paradigma Software
Initial release20122013201420131999
Current release5.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptJava, SQLyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdanoJavaScriptyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
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 regionyesMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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.noyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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