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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Weaviate

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score75.20
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.esgyn.cngithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAmazonEsgynSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201220152017
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 regionACIDno
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.nono
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-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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