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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Netezza vs. SiriDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.46
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score941.20
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score19.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzasiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftIBMCesbit
Initial release20122013198920002017
Current release2.0.8, August 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Linux infoincluded in applianceLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlytables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
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 regionnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple rights management via user accounts
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Amazon DynamoDBInfluxDBMicrosoft SQL ServerNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSiriDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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