DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. PouchDB vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. PouchDB vs. RocksDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score3.70
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­simpledbpouchdb.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbpouchdb.com/­guidesgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonAmazonApache Software FoundationFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2012200720122013
Current release7.1.1, June 20196.26.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonono
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 indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
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 regionno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon DynamoDBAmazon SimpleDBPouchDBRocksDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Storage news ticker – December 2 – Blocks and Files
2 December 2021, Blocks and Files

AWS Announces Three New Database Capabilities
1 December 2021, Business Wire

AWS Announces Three New Database Capabilities | National | argus-press.com
1 December 2021, Argus Press

OpsCruise Introduces Ground-breaking approach for Real-Time AWS Serverless Observability
30 November 2021, Valdosta Daily Times

AWS re:Invent 2021: Few new services suggest AWS is maturing (in a good way)
2 December 2021, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Amazon SimpleDB overview
14 June 2015, TechTarget

Introducing Amazon SimpleDB
18 August 2010, Database Journal

Amazon DynamoDB Serves Trillions Of Requests Per Month While Counterpart SimpleDB Is No Longer A Listed Product On AWS
13 November 2013, TechCrunch

AWS, Microsoft and Google should retire these cloud services
2 June 2020, TechTarget

When should a developer transition to DBaaS?
20 April 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Getting Started with PouchDB Client-Side JavaScript Database
7 September 2016, SitePoint

Synchronizing Offline App Data with PouchDB
25 September 2015, SitePoint

Speeding up IndexedDB reads and writes | Read the Tea Leaves
22 August 2021, nolanlawson.com

Cross Platform Storage and Sync with Ionic Framework, Couchbase, and PouchDB
13 November 2015, DZone News

Build a Desktop App With GitHub Electron and Couchbase
27 November 2015, DZone News

provided by Google News

Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?
25 August 2021, Datanami

Toshiba Memory America Optimizes RocksDB for SSDs
5 August 2019, Business Wire

Facebook Open Sources MyRocks DB Engine And ZStandard Compression Algorithm
3 September 2016, Fossbytes

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Manager – Amazon DynamoDB
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Georgia

Data Engineer
Abound, Remote

Node.js Developer
Princeton IT Services, Remote

Front End Developer
Building Safety Solutions, Inc.(BSS), Remote

Python Developer
Workcog Inc., Remote

Cloud Infrastructure Architect - Non Profits
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Data Scientist
Together Labs, Redwood City, CA

Global Strategic Alliances Leader – AWS
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Dallas, TX

Sr. Proposal Manager, National Security
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Arlington, VA

Sr. Manager Partner Sales: SMB Greenfield, SMB Partner Sales
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Chicago, IL

Software Engineer - Time
DataDog, New York, NY

Staff Software Engineer
Sumo Logic, New York, NY

Staff Software Engineer
DFLabs, New York, NY

Software Engineer
DataDog, New York, NY

Software Engineer, AR Server Infrastructure
Niantic, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here