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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. EsgynDB vs. HBase

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score69.14
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#272  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score44.49
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbesgyn.comhbase.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbesgyn.com/­developershbase.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonEsgynApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release201220152008
Current release2.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or 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 regionACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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