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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. RavenDB vs. TimesTen

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score83.88
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.47
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.69
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbravendb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbravendb.net/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAmazonHibernating RhinosOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201220101998
Current release5.3, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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