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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Sequoiadb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document store
Relational 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
Score5.10
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.35
Rank#252  Overall
#34  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbmaxdb.sap.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAmazonSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997MicrosoftSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2012198420142013
Current release7.9.09 (July 2018), 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON typesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJavaScriptJavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdayesJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nowith 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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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 partitionDocument is locked during a transaction
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelsimple password-based access control

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