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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Lovefield vs. RavenDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.46
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.34
Rank#266  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationGoogleHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2012197920142010
Current releaseV12, November 20202.1.12, February 20175.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaScriptC#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
JavaScript.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdayesUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).noneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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 regiontunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDB
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-standard with additional protections for filesnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACELovefieldRavenDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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