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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Riak TS vs. Tarantool

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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAmazonBasho TechnologiesMail.ru Group
Initial release201220152008
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Open binary protocol
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
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and ErlangLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-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
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes, with SQL
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 regionnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and roles

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