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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. c-treeACE vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score66.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.64
Rank#210  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score15.61
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201219792012
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++limited functionality with using 'rules'
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdayesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
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 Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLno
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 regionACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBc-treeACEFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairComâ„¢s c-treeACE...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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