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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Nebula Graph vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score61.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.69
Rank#180  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#89  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#300  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
stssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.com/­documentationdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperAmazonFauna, Inc.Vesoft Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2012201420192011
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Go
Java
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMasterlessCausal Clustering using Raft protocolnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
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 infoRelationships in graphsno
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.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 controlRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBFaunaDBNebula GraphSTSdb
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linear scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received over a thousand stars...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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