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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. FoundationDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAn embedded key-value store for Go.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.41
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.69
Rank#205  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score1.11
Rank#162  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperAmazonFoundationDB
Initial release201220132013
Current release6.2.11, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono infosome layers support typing
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonosupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoin SQL-layer only
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoin SQL-layer only
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 regionyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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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