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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Nebula Graph vs. Riak KV

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
riak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerVesoft Inc.Basho Technologies
Initial release2012200820192009
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesStrong typed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.restricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBCBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
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 proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocolselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno infolinks between data sets 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 regionACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
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)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPRole-based access controlno
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