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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. RavenDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimentalDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score64.75
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score4.21
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score1.12
Rank#154  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbravendb.netwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbravendb.net/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonHibernating RhinosYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201220102017
Current release4.2, May 20192.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
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, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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 ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
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 availableDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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 Bundleyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBRavenDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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