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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. RRDtool

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudTime Series DBMS based on CassandraRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime 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
Score0.00
Rank#358  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbopennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-tsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikioss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAmazonOpenNMS GroupBasho TechnologiesTobias Oetiker
Initial release2012201420151999
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoNumeric data only
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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesno
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
Eventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
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 regionnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonono

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