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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. ClickHouse vs. ObjectBox

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA high-performance, column-oriented SQL DBMS for online analytical processing (OLAP) that uses all available system resources to their full potential to process each analytical query as fast as possible. It is available as both an open-source software and a cloud offering.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score82.90
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score16.68
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#169  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbclickhouse.comobjectbox.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbclickhouse.com/­docsdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperAmazonClickhouse Inc.ObjectBox Limited
Initial release201220162017
Current releasev23.12.1.1368-stable, December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQL (SQL/JSON + extensions)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MySQL wire protocol
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Rust
Scala info3rd party library
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingkey based and customnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesAsynchronous and synchronous physical replication; geographically distributed replicas; support for object storages.online/offline synchronization between client and server
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 regionnoACID
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.yesno
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. Column and row based policies. Quotas and resource limits. Pluggable authentication with LDAP and Kerberos. Password based, X.509 certificate, and SSH key authentication.yes
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