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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. QuestDB vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score85.40
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.02
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#139  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverquestdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAmazonPerconaQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SC
Initial release2012200820142011
Current release8.0.28-20, 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
Configurable consistency for N replicasnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 regionACIDACID for single-table writesno
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.yesyes infothrough memory mapped files
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 rolesno
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Amazon DynamoDBPercona Server for MySQLQuestDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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