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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA widely adopted in-memory data gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score62.02
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#205  Overall
#30  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhazelcast.comwww.nuodb.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.comwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.Percona
Initial release2012200820132015
Current release3.12.2, August 20193.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 strategynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQLJavaScript
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infoEventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-slave replication
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
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 commitedACID infotunable commit protocolno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTemporary tableyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Role-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon DynamoDBHazelcastNuoDBPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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