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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hypertable vs. InfluxDB vs. SiriDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Wide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAmazonHypertable Inc.Transceptor Technology
Initial release2012200920132017
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20162.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++GoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data and Stringsyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nosimple rights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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