DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTime Series DBMS for IoT ApplicationsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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
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
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbyanza.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftYanzaYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2012201420152017
Current release2.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial infofree version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanzano
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedWindowsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP APIYCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
any language that supports HTTP callsC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdaJavaScriptyes infoTimer and event basedyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)with Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
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 regionMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBYanzaYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
» more
Competitive advantagesYugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
» more
Typical application scenariosYugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsYugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Dynobase: Professional DynamoDB GUI Client. Available for Mac, Windows & Linux.
» more
CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon DynamoDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBYanzaYugabyteDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

ScyllaDB Unveils One-Step Migration from Amazon DynamoDB to Scylla NoSQL Database
2 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

DynamoDB on-demand vs. provisioned capacity: Which is better?
9 September 2020, TechTarget

AWS DynamoDB Vs Apache Cassandra: Comparing The Two NoSQL Databases
21 September 2020, Analytics India Magazine

Introducing immutable class mapping for the Enhanced DynamoDB Client in AWS SDK for Java 2.x
15 September 2020, idk.dev

Using DAL For Migration From DynamoDB to Spanner and Bigtable
9 September 2020, hackernoon.com

provided by Google News

Wavicle Data Solutions achieves a Microsoft Gold Data Platform competency
29 September 2020, PR Web

COVID-19 Update: Global NoSQL Software Market is Expected to Grow at a Healthy CAGR with Top players: MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, etc. | InForGrowth
25 September 2020, Crypto Daily

Microsoft Announces a New Pricing Model Option for Azure Cosmos DB and More Capabilities
3 June 2020, InfoQ.com

The top Azure announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2020 - Cloud
22 September 2020, CRN Australia

Top Announcements From Microsoft Ignite 2020 Conference
25 September 2020, Analytics India Magazine

provided by Google News

Yugabyte CTO: The open road to developer mindshare
9 September 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

Yugabyte Announces World-Class Speaker Lineup for Distributed SQL Summit 2020
2 September 2020, Business Wire

Justuno Chooses YugabyteDB to Power Its Cloud Native AI Visitor Conversion Platform
15 September 2020, Odessa American

Yugabyte Raises $30 Million In Series B Funding To Meet Growing Demand For Its Cloud Native, Geo-Distributed SQL Database
9 June 2020, Business Wire

Yugabyte Simplifies Enterprise Database Deployments with Release of YugabyteDB 2.2
15 July 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Product Development Manager
Eyewitness Surveillance, Hanover, MD

Cloud & Systems Engineer
TexasHost, Remote

Database Administrator
Ramsey Solutions, Franklin, TN

AWS SysOps Administrator
Northrop Grumman, Remote

Associate Platform Support Specialist - Associate DevOps
OneSpan, Manchester, NH

Azure Cosmos DB-Lead
Wipro LTD, Chevy Chase, MD

Azure architect
Digital Dhara, Omaha, NE

Azure Cloud Engineer with IOT experience
Volto Consulting, Seattle, WA

Support Engineer
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

Azure Data Engineer
Digital Dhara, Bentonville, AR

Sr Software Engineer - Swift Developer
PassiveLogic, Cottonwood Heights, UT

Big Data Pipeline Engineer
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Engineer
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Scientist
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Visualization Developer
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here