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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Citus vs. Galaxybase vs. JaguarDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score87.42
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.83
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#337  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#333  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.citusdata.comgalaxybase.comwww.datajaguar.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.citusdata.comwww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperAmazonChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司DataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release2012201020172015
Current release8.1, December 2018Nov 20, November 20212.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC and JavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined procedures and functionsno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
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 regionACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlrights management via user accounts

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