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NameAmazon DocumentDB
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database service
Primary database modelDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.80
Rank#132  Overall
#23  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdb
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resources
Initial release2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles

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Recent citations in the news

AWS DocumentDB not MongoDB-compatible, says MongoDB Inc
6 December 2021, The Register

Amazon DocumentDB adds Global Clusters
2 June 2021, ZDNet

AWS, MongoDB database collision stirs open source tensions
11 January 2019, TechTarget

Building modern applications with a JSON document database: An introduction to Amazon DocumentDB with MongoDB compatibility
12 April 2022, Database Trends and Applications

Introduction to Amazon DocumentDB With MongoDB Compatibility
19 October 2020, AiThority

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