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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. TypeDB vs. Valentina Server

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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.TypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score70.07
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.82
Rank#188  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#93  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgrakn.aiwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.vaticle.comvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAmazonGrakn Labs / VaticleParadigma Software
Initial release2012201320161999
Current release2.0, April 20215.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
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 regionyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBBoltDBTypeDB infoformerly named GraknValentina Server
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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