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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. GridGain vs. TerminusDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.85
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.38
Rank#124  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.gridgain.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAmazonGridGain Systems, Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201220072018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.110.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)Journaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 regionACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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)Security Hooks for custom implementationsRole-based access control

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