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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. MySQL vs. RavenDB vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. MySQL vs. RavenDB vs. Trafodion

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWidely used open source RDBMSOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.45
Rank#243  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.mysql.comravendb.nettrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdev.mysql.com/­docravendb.net/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunHibernating RhinosApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2012199520102014
Current release8.0.27, October 20215.2, June 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#C++, Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyesJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
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 regionACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon DynamoDBMySQLRavenDBTrafodion
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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