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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. HarperDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Yanza

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. HarperDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Yanza

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA DBMS for IoT projects, analytical and transactional use cases , runnable on IoT devices and in the cloud, in distributed and replicated environmentsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
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
Score0.31
Rank#259  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.harperdb.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbyanza.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.harperdb.iodocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAmazonHarperDBMicrosoftYanza
Initial release2012201720142015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
hostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes infoJSON typesno
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 infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdanoJavaScriptyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
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 execution of specific operationsMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyes
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)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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