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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Couchbase

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA distributed document store with integrated cache, a powerful search engine, in-built operational and analytical capabilities, and an embedded mobile database
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score70.95
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score16.41
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.couchbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.couchbase.com
DeveloperAmazonCouchbase, Inc.
Initial release20122011
Current releaseServer: 7.2, June 2023; Mobile: 3.1, March 2022; Couchbase Capella (DBaaS), June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoBusiness Source License (BSL 1.1); Commercial licenses also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and Erlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL++, extends ANSI SQL to JSON for operational, transactional, and analytic use cases
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
HTTP REST
Kafka Connector
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Spark Connector
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Kotlin
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScript and UDFs in Java, Python, SQL++
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 regionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral buckets
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)User and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication. Role-base access control.

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