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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hazelcast vs. JSqlDb vs. Sqrrl

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA widely adopted in-memory data gridJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score64.87
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score8.41
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#336  Overall
#46  Document stores
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhazelcast.comjsqldb.orgsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAmazonHazelcastKonrad von BackstromAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2012200820182012
Current release4.0, February 20200.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScriptActionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesfunctions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated Mapnoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
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 regionone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
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)Role-based access controlCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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