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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. etcd vs. HBase

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA distributed reliable key-value storeWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score88.35
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score9.02
Rank#53  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score41.66
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
hbase.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
hbase.apache.org
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release20122008
Current release3.4, August 20192.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open 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 languageGoJava
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnooptions 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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes, watching key changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes
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 integritynonono
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 regionnoSingle 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)noAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC

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