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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Heroic vs. IRONdb vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Heroic vs. IRONdb vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.99
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#220  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonSpotifyCirconus LLC.Percona
Initial release2012201420172015
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in LuaJavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual 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 regionnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and roles

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