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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. FaunaDB vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score64.87
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.19
Rank#143  Overall
#23  Document stores
#10  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#141  Overall
#22  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#69  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.fauna.comdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAmazonFauna, Inc.InterSystems
Initial release201220142018
Current release2018.1.1, February 2018
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 languageScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMasterlessMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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 regionACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Identity management, authentication, and access controlyes
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