DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. InfluxDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Wide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score56.57
Rank#18  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.21
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score18.34
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazonGoogle
Initial release201220152013
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 regionAtomic single-row operationsno
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 infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBGoogle Cloud BigtableInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon DynamoDBGoogle Cloud BigtableInfluxDB
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Rockset Now Supports Amazon DynamoDB
20 August 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Startup Rockset Adds SQL to DynamoDB
21 August 2019, Datanami

Rockset Releases Industry's First Real-Time SQL for Amazon DynamoDB
20 August 2019, GlobeNewswire

Implement serverless architecture on AWS without Lambda
20 August 2019, TechTarget

3 cost-cutting tips for Amazon DynamoDB
17 July 2019, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Google Releases Enterprise Database Options, Targets SQL Server Customers
13 August 2019, InfoQ.com

Google database portfolio to include 3 new additions
5 August 2019, TechTarget

Cockroach Labs Nabs $55 Million Series C To Scale Its Distributed SQL DB
6 August 2019, Crunchbase News

Google Expands Cloud BigTable Replication Capabilities Globally in Beta
20 March 2019, InfoQ.com

Google Cloud Bigtable Replication Out of Beta After Just One Month
14 May 2019, Computer Business Review

provided by Google News

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

Tutorial: How to quickly deploy a TIG stack using Puppet Bolt
30 July 2019, JAXenter

Fast Company Names InfluxData One of the 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators
5 August 2019, Business Wire

Machbase Signs Reseller Agreement with SL Corp. to Enhance RT Analytics Offering
29 July 2019, Yahoo Finance

InfluxData raises $60 million for time-series database software
13 February 2019, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Cloud Technical Account Manager - Virtual Connecticut
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Connecticut

Business Intelligence / Data Engineer II
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Associate Database Migration Specialist
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Front End Developer
PurpleBox, Inc., Atlanta, GA

Business Intelligence / Data Engineer
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Research Associate (Cloud Computing Data Analyst)
North Carolina State University, Asheville, NC

Software Engineer
Twitter, San Francisco, CA

Application Developer
Slalom Consulting, Washington, DC

Cloud Application Engineer
Maven Wave Partners, Chicago, IL

Data Scientist
Zylo, Indianapolis, IN

Data Scientist
Mediocre, Carrollton, TX

Linux Engineer
SHINE Systems & Technologies, Washington, DC

DevOps Engineer
Blizzard Entertainment, Irvine, CA

Infrastructure Engineer
Ipsy, San Mateo, CA

NOC Technician
Bird Rides Inc., Santa Monica, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Present your product here