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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Ehcache vs. EsgynDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score73.76
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score7.49
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.ehcache.orgwww.esgyn.cnpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.ehcache.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAmazonTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGEsgynApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012200920152012
Current release3.8.1, September 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCacheADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored ProceduresView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-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)noyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Tunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
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 regionyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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