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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. GridDB vs. MarkLogic

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.93
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.34
Rank#147  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score9.60
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgriddb.netwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.griddb.netdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperAmazonToshiba CorporationMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release201220132001
Current release4.6, February 20219.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)Connector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
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 regionACID at container levelACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
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.yesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBGridDBMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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The MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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MarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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MarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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MarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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MarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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