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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. EventStoreDB vs. RocksDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Event StoreKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score85.40
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.13
Rank#192  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score4.61
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.eventstore.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdevelopers.eventstore.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonEvent Store LimitedFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201220122013
Current release21.2, February 20217.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
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 regionyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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