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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. eXtremeDB vs. FaunaDB vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-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
Score0.42
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#180  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#89  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyfauna.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmfauna.com/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonMcObjectFauna, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2012200120142011
Current release8.0, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++ScalaC#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes 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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infoby defining eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Masterlessnone
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 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 regionACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
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 controlno
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Amazon DynamoDBeXtremeDBFaunaDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Serverless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Document-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Modern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Nextdoor ShiftX
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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