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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. RRDtool vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudIndustry 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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.08
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.singlestore.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodboss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazonTobias OetikerSingleStore Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release2012199920132009
Current release1.7.2, May 20197.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedHP-UX
Linux
Linux info64 bit version requiredAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.no infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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 regionnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon DynamoDBRRDtoolSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYaacomo
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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