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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Wide column storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score66.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.79
Rank#103  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.datastax.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonDataStaxRocket Software
Initial release201220111985
Current release6.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Amazon DynamoDBDatastax EnterpriseUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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