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

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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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 cloudApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document 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
Score5.32
Rank#72  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
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/­dynamodbignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbyanza.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationMicrosoftYanza
Initial release2012201520142015
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.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 proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes (cache interceptors and events)JavaScriptyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)yes 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)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)with 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 regionACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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