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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. H2GIS vs. Solr

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudSpatial extension of H2A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#328  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score57.72
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.h2gis.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAmazonCNRSApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220132006
Current release8.11.0, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2Java plugins
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual 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 regionACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on H2yes

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