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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Riak KV vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Riak KV vs. Riak TS

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.99
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score6.72
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbriak.com/­products/­riak-kvriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAmazonBasho TechnologiesBasho Technologies
Initial release201220092015
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C 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 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and ErlangJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno infolinks between datasets can be stored
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 regionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

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