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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. CrateDB vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDistributed Date Store based on LuceneDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.55
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcrate.ioquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcrate.io/­docsdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperAmazonCratequasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release2012201320092015
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Sourcecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
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 regionno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
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Amazon DynamoDBCrateDBQuasardbRiak TS
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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