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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. KairosDB vs. Splice Machine

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Open-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score60.18
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.54
Rank#197  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#179  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.splicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbkairosdb.github.iodoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperAmazonJohn Leach
Initial release201220132014
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoJava
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 regionnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple password-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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