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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score73.76
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#270  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#124  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.esgyn.cnwww.leanxcale.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAmazonEsgynLeanXcaleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012201520152012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infothrough Apache Derbyno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
Java
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored ProceduresView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes
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 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)yesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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 regionACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyesyes
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-standardno
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Amazon DynamoDBEsgynDBLeanXcalePouchDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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