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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Drizzle vs. PouchDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.55
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220082012
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBCHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 regionACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPno

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