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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. BoltDB vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score62.14
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20122013201420132003
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoJavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS LambdanoUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
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 regionyesACIDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nononoAccess rights for users and roles

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