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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Cloudant

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.84
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
Score2.69
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score3.74
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbdrill.apache.orgcloudant.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release201920122010
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C++C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnono infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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